CHAMBERplan Now Available through Edward Jones

May 1, 2001 ( - SunAmerica Inc announced that Edward Jones, a distributor of investment products, plans to offer SunAmerica's small business 401(k) plan through Jones' nationwide network of investment representatives.

Goldman Forms Fund of Hedge Funds

May 1, 2001 ( - Investment bank Goldman Sachs will launch a fund made up of hedge funds in July. The fund of funds will be marketed primarily towards its institutional clients.

UBOC Adds Wireless Tools To 401(k)

March 1, 2001 ( - Union Bank of California's SelectBenefit 401(k) product has been enhanced with Stockpoint's wireless Internet tools, including stock quotes, intraday stock charts, major market indices and news headlines.

Northern Trust Renews Passport

February 1, 2001 ( - Northern Trust Retirement Consulting has launched a new version of Retirement Passport, its web-based plan participant product.

Providers Link For Qualified Plan Offerings

December 12, 2000 ( - CCH's Bankers Systems and Newkirk unit McKay Hochman formed a strategic alliance to provide financial institutions with access to ready-made IRA and qualified retirement plan options - increasing options for plan sponsors.

Engines On: Financial Engines Offering Advice to Government Workers

June 12, 2000 ( - Expanding the universe of participants who can access online investment advice, Financial Engines Monday announced that it has expanded its online advice service for federal government workers who are enrolled in the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), the goverment version of the 401(k) plan.

Motorola Calls On Financial Engines

December 11, 2000 ( - Motorola has opted to offer Financial Engines Investment Advisor service to their 72,000 employees, beginning next year. Motorola is the third Fortune 100 company to select Financial Engines.

Transamerica Adds Oppenheimer Global Fund

December 11, 2000 ( - Transamerica Retirement Services added the Oppenheimer Global Fund to its 401(k) fund choice roster, providing an alternative to the Janus Worldwide Fund which closed to new investors earlier this year.

Nationwide Participants to Self-Direct via DLJdirect

May 11, 2000 ( - DLJdirect is entering the self-directed brokerage 401(k) business, via a partnership with Nationwide Financial, offering DLJdirect online brokerage services to participants in employee benefit plans administered by Nationwide.

Fidelity's e401k E-xceeds Expectations

November 10, 2000 ( - Half of Fidelity's e401k customers have been able to choose and design their plan in less than a day, according to the mutual fund giant.

Merrill Offers A New Alternative

October 10, 2000 ( - Plan sponsors may find it easier to tap into alternative investment opportunities, following a reorganization at Merrill Lynch.

mPOWERED: ADP Takes mPower's Advice

July 10, 2000 ( - Automatic Data Processing (ADP) has chosen mPower as the provider of investment advice for its Retirement Services Division.