A volatile start to the year on Wall Street fueled higher-than-usual trading activity among defined contribution plan participants in January, according to Aon Hewitt.
Fewer participants changed their defined contribution plan asset allocations in 2014 than in 2013.
Participants are increasing their defined contribution plan salary deferral rates faster than ever before, according to a study by Market Strategies International.
For Millennials, foresight is 20/20.
A majority of Americans surveyed admit that saving for retirement is not their top priority.
DC participant transfers favored equities in December.
A majority of respondents to a survey said they want their retirement benefit statements to provide an estimate of lifetime income.
The oldest members of Generation X are turning 50 in 2015.
Baby Boomers have good retirement savings habits, but accumulated savings may not be adequate.
A new analysis shows a strong majority of new 401(k) account owners invest in target-date funds or other balanced portfolios.
Most employees participate when offered access to a defined contribution retirement plan, but a strong majority also cite worries and ignorance about tough investing topics.
Specialists in behavioral economics and plan participant technology pool their knowledge to motivate participants to take action.
College faculty and staff are better prepared for retirement than the general population, a survey finds.
Addressing some commonly overlooked factors can improve preparations for retirement.
With markets less volatile than in October, 401(k) participants slowed transfer activity in November.
The majority of Wisconsin retirement plan participants still do not understand the fees they pay in a workplace-based retirement plan, according to a recent survey.
The threat of ever-increasing health care costs has even affluent pre-retirees worried, Nationwide found.
Half of employees approaching retirement wish they had started saving sooner, a TIAA-CREF survey finds.
Defined contribution plan recordkeeping data shows U.S. participants are strongly committed to their workplace retirement savings programs, according to the Investment Company Institute (ICI).
Employees provided with financial education programs are less stressed, more prepared for retirement, and have better understanding of their finances, according to a report from the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans.