Pension plan consultants are tweaking recommendations for DB plan sponsors during the unprecedented volatility created by the coronavirus pandemic.
Certain concepts should be communicated clearly to retirement plan participants so they don’t make decisions that may hurt their retirement readiness.
For both DB and DC plan sponsors, fiduciary actions follow a different time frame when there is a sustained market crisis.
Vanguard found its clients with only a defined contribution (DC) retirement plan relationship exhibited the lowest levels of trading.
It is inevitable that markets will go up and down; lessons about downturns should always be a part of participant education.
‘To ensure access to invested monies for shareholders across the country,’ ICI’s president asks the Board of Governors to consider mutual funds and their providers for exemptions to...
Confidence exists that insurers will come up with solutions to address the possibility that plan sponsors may at some point make provider changes.
Echoing a move last enacted during the Great Recession, the federal government is reportedly seeking to temporarily guarantee money market funds.
This significant bout of negative market volatility, coming as it does on the heels of the passage of the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act,...
The main reason target-risk gave way to target-date is not that target-risk strategies are inherently inferior; instead, target-date funds have benefited from the added perceived simplicity.
A report from Stanford University and Harvard Business School researchers provides food for thought about fee negotiations with private equity investment providers.
Though large, the market volatility caused by the coronavirus is no different than those from other events, and some analysts say the market was headed for a correction...
It is critical to choose the right investments and managers.
Both market gains and improved savings behaviors have pushed defined contribution (DC) plan balances to record levels.
Cash balance plans may have the most complex liabilities to manage, but creating a clear strategy to manage risks will keep it from getting more complicated.