S. Derrin Watson, a pension attorney and educator, has been answering questions from ERISApedia clients for the last year and has edited and selected over 400 ASK responses to subscribers to add to the eSource.
The firm says employers and employees will find a wealth of information about fiduciary liability and saving for retirement on its new blog.
"Our services have always met a fiduciary standard in principle and have enabled us to drive significant year-over-year savings for our clients, with an average savings of $1,650 per employee in 2018," says Eric Krieg, president of Risk International’s Employee Benefits Advisory division.
American Beacon Advisors creates mutual fund with multi-asset program, and Vanguard closes million-dollar securities fund to new clients.
The firm’s features allow users to control debt, evaluate spending and life insurance coverage needs, prioritize goals, build a plan for special financial objectives, and more, according to Alight.
The Financial & Retirement Services practice is designed to alleviate the weight of student loan debt; planning for on-time retirement; and more.
The 2019 calendars summarize more than 60 annual compliance requirements and disclosure obligations that sponsors of health and retirement plan sponsors need to know.
The first component of the initiative is a portal that will help employers focus on the metrics that are most impactful to their bottom line and provide a clear course of action to capitalize on incremental opportunities.
The program includes tools such as “money coaching,” where customers can utilize a financial professional for thirty days at no additional cost; identity theft protection and resolution services, and tools and resources for preparing wills and other important legal documents, among other things.
Plan sponsors may now elect to enable participant website navigation in Spanish, as well as full translation of select pages.
Northern Trust purchases FX software provider; Nuveen incorporates ESG funds to fixed-income lineup and Nuveen launches quantitative strategies affiliate.
Optum says the enhancement has already shown results; accountholders who were targeted with new messages increased their balances, became eligible to invest, and chose to open investment accounts.
Once a participant has elected to “lock” their account, the individual will receive a special code to use in the future to initiate a transaction.
Touchstone Creates Additional Equity Funds; AAM Builds Third High Dividend Value ETF; and HB&T to Build ESG-Centered Collective Investment Fund.
The new online resource is specifically designed to help those older than age 50 with key issues to consider as they near retirement.
Morningstar Managed Portfolios advisory service will now have allocations to the Morningstar Funds Trust, and DWS partners with Skyline AI for real estate investing.
UBS says beginning with this launch, it intends to deliver a comprehensive set of workplace wellness services and tools to the firm's existing corporate client base of over 10,000 clients.
Employees with equity grants, employee stock purchase plans and company shares should be aware of effects from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.