Use of managed accounts, target-date funds, individual advice and automatic placement into a qualified default investment alternative are on the rise, according to the Plan Sponsor Council of America.
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More than 60% of employers want to keep retirees in their plan, and 33% prefer that terminated employees keep their balances in the plan, Alight Solutions found.
They are centered around three key themes: 1) Secure your foundation, 2) Achieve greater prosperity and 3) Inspire confidence.
The Standard recommends automatic plan features as well as managed accounts.
Preparing participants financially to be able to retire beat out reducing plan costs as plan sponsors' top concern in this year's Fidelity Investments Plan Sponsor Attitudes Study.
Average individual 401(k), 403(b) and IRA account balances increased year-over-year, according to the latest cut of data from Fidelity’s book of retirement business, but the average dipped slightly from Q4 2017, reflecting market volatility and the fact that new small-balance savers entered the fold.
One of the most common approaches to valuing managed account services is to compare historical investment performance with a target-date fund or similar benchmark; Empower Retirement argues there is a better approach that involves considering “an alpha-equivalent measure.”