November 11, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Hand Benefits & Trust Company (HB&T) has hired Target Date Analytics LLC (TDA) to manage the firm's SMART Funds Target Date Series.
November 10, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The Bank of New York Mellon has unveiled enhanced administration services for private equity funds.
November 10, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The Retirement Advantage, Inc. (TRA) has announced the acquisition of DML Benefits, LLC. (DML), consisting of approximately 300 retirement plans.
November 10, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Mercer says it can now provide clients with a 'carbon footprint' analysis of their portfolio/s, and compare it to a chosen benchmark, such as the FTSE All-Share, S&P 500 or Russell 1000.
November 10, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Lincoln Financial has added 401k Toolbox's "Manage It For Me" offering as a qualified default investment alternative (QDIA) solution.
November 6, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Still River Retirement Planning Software, Inc. has revised its software supporting ongoing compliance with the new IRS regulations requiring 403(b) plan sponsors to monitor participant loans and hardship withdrawals.
November 4, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Wachovia Retirement Services has temporarily extended customer service call center hours to help participants "during this time of financial markets volatility."
November 4, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Kravitz, provider of cash balance pension plans, announced that it has completed the acquisition of the existing book of MaxPlan retirement plan business from JPMorgan Retirement Plan Services.
November 4, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Plan sponsors of 403(b) plans now have access to a specimen document that can help them comply with new legal requirements.
November 3, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Dow Jones Indexes has announced the addition of a dozen new countries to its Islamic Market World Index.
November 3, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - BNY ConvergEx Group, LLC has created a new solution that it says enables small and medium-sized pension funds to leverage the benefits of international asset reallocation opportunities.
November 3, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Standard & Poor's has launched the S&P/Citigroup International Treasury Bond Index Series.
November 3, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - CDM Retirement Consultants., a Towson, Maryland-based open architecture plan provider, is giving sponsors a break on fees.
November 3, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Fringe Benefit Group has announced the availability of its new limited medical insurance plan, Framework Passage, which provides first dollar coverage for employees enrolled in a high-deductible health plan (HDHP).
November 3, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Natixis Global Associates (NGA) has announced the addition of the Vaughan Nelson Value Opportunity Fund (VNVAX) to the Natixis Funds lineup.
November 3, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America has made enhancements to its employee benefit enrollment services by adding more features to serve the Spanish-speaking workforce.
November 3, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - MassMutual's Retirement Services Division has announced plans to expand its participant communication and education beyond retirement-related topics.
November 3, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Direxion announced its entrance into the exchange-traded fund (ETF) space with the Direxion Shares 3x ETFs, slated to begin trading Wednesday, November 5, 2008.
October 30, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - John Hancock Retirement Plan Services (RPS) has increased the number of advisers able to offer services to 401(k) plans through a new distribution agreement reached with Morgan Stanley.
October 29, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Pacific Life has unveiled a sales kit designed to help advisers working with business owner clients to use life insurance to close the retirement savings shortfall in defined benefit plans.