Voya Financial says plan sponsors should not be intimidated about raising default savings rates.
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A collaborative survey between the U.S., Britain and Australia shows working-age employees struggle with retirement planning and saving.
But when they work with an adviser, they understand the importance of more aggressive investing.
The list of regulatory and legislative challenges affecting employers and their retirement plan consultants can seem endless, and when linked to the increasing litigation from the plaintiffs’ bar, it can seem impossible to reach a point of certainty.
Thirty-six percent of business owners who currently do not offer a retirement plan say expected revenue increases in the next year or two will prompt them to offer one.
The uncertainty over the fiduciary rule and increased participant litigation are prompting sponsors to move to lower-cost investment options.
Single people are saving less and more worried about being secure in retirement than their married counterparts, a survey finds.
The complaint states that Gucci America was “particularly egregious” in regards to offering proprietary funds from its service provider Transamerica.
Willis Towers Watson makes the case for white label funds in a new paper.
The Callan DC Index also shows nearly three-fourths of DC plan account balance growth has been due to investment performance.
The majority of outflows from retirement plan participant accounts came from U.S. equities and company stock, despite powerful stock market returns for the year thus far.
Readers of a new publication from Research and Markets are taken step by step through ERISA regulations to help ensure that their plans are properly structured, qualified and implemented.
In addition to saving more and working later, researchers from State Street Global Advisors suggest policy changes that could improve retirement readiness for younger workers and late savers.
Forty-four percent of middle-income women say they cannot afford to save for retirement, compared to 14% of men.
A new study suggests that without a universal supplement to Social Security, many of the 24 million workers ages 55 to 64 will face declining living standards or poverty in just 10 years.
The CRR explores various ways investment returns and Social Security could be affected by an aging population.
Amid strong market returns in Q1 2017, most participants left asset allocations in DC plans unchanged, according to a new report by the ICI.
The Investment Company Institute has issued a report, “Ten Important Facts About 401(k) Plans.”
As the DOL lays out, the primary purpose of the proposed delay of full enforcement is to give the department the time necessary to consider possible changes and alternatives.