January 10, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - GuideStone Financial Resources has added five Christian-based, socially-screened target funds to its mutual fund offerings.
January 9, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - BISYS Fund Services has tapped Joseph Mrak as senior vice president and general manager for its managed account outsourcing business, WealthSolutions.
January 4, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Mellon Capital Management Corporation has launched the Mellon Capital Target Maturity Funds, a group of portfolios designed to systematically adjust investors' asset allocation as they approach their projected retirement date.
December 6, 2006 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - FundQuest's Wealth Architect customers can now access its managed account solution, which will allow the institutions to meet their clients' needs for product diversification, customization and tax management.
December 4, 2006 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - American Funds has made its inaugural step into the target date fund market by adding nine funds to its retirement fund lineup.
December 4, 2006 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Clark Capital Management Group, a Philadelphia-based investment adviser, has announced its Navigator investment platform is available for implementation in 401(k) plans.
November 15, 2006 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Eaton Vance Corp. has unveiled its Supplemental Retirement Account (SRA), a Web-based program for systematic retirement savings outside of a qualified plan.
November 14, 2006 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - John Hancock Retirement Services has added eight target date funds and a Retirement Portfolio to its roster of investment options for 401(k) plan participants.
November 6, 2006 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Russell Investment Group announced it has shuffled the asset allocations for its LifePoints target date funds, driven by its research that showed defined contribution plan participants can tolerate more risk.
August 24, 2006 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Those adopting a managed account option in their retirement plan saw an increase in equity exposure, decrease in company stock holdings, and a significant increase in returns, according to a study by the Vanguard Center for Retirement Research.
August 4, 2006 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Though returns for the federal Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) lifecycle funds waned in July, the first year-to-date return numbers show investors in the funds fared well.
July 31, 2006 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Plan sponsors who combine lifecycle/targeted maturity funds with auto enrollment and auto deferral increases come close to hitting a home run in the retirement plan arena, according to a new report.
July 21, 2006 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Deloitte Consulting LLP reports that 23% of respondents to its Annual 401(k) Benchmarking Survey utilize automatic enrollment in their plans, up from 14% of respondents to last year's survey.
July 18, 2006 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Lifecycle funds have proven to be big hits among federal government employees who have registered for them as an investment option within the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) retirement program.
June 12, 2006 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The latest Principal Financial Well-Being Index shows that workers are beginning to understand their need for a guaranteed income stream in retirement.
April 5, 2006 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - A report from Greenwich Associates (GA) points out that US companies are shifting their focus from providing education and advice to offering products and utilizing plan features that simplify the decisions their employees must make about their defined contribution plan.
March 1, 2006 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - While increasing numbers of plan sponsors have reached out for lifestyle and lifecycle funds as well as ETFs as investment options, that doesn't mean participants know that much about them.
November 30, 2005 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The lifecycle funds added to the federal Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) four months ago are proving even more popular than officials had predicted.
November 28, 2005 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - According to a new report from the Vanguard Center for Retirement Research, offering lifecycle funds within a defined contribution plan increases the likelihood that new employees will enroll.