THOUGHT LEADERSHIP


Making Savings Last A Lifetime

Each day another 10,000 Americans reach the traditional retirement age of 65 and face the challenge of converting their hard-earned savings in defined contribution (DC) plans into an income that will replace their working-year paychecks.

Vanguard TDFs—Well-designed in any weather

A look at how Vanguard® Target Retirement Funds are designed to help investors endure both good markets and bad.

Participants Speak to the Power of Advice

Among the many challenges of sponsoring a defined contribution retirement savings plan, keeping up with the concerns and expectations of plan participants ranks high on the list.

Connecting Wealth to Health in the Wellness Equation

Financial wellness is a bit of a conundrum. Its roots are in a person’s wallet, but when things go wrong, it can impact their health. As a result, employee benefit programs that don’t include a financial component may not be addressing a critical impediment to wellness.

Personalized Investments

A New Approach to Customizing the Retirement Journey

Overcoming recruitment and retention challenges in the healthcare market

Hiring professionals and retaining employees to keep up with growth is getting harder. A total benefits approach focused on making the most of your retirement plan can be a significant factor in helping you address these challenges.

How TDFs can help combat inflation

Can target-date funds (TDFs) withstand increasing inflationary pressures? We believe so, all while providing long-term growth in excess of inflation.

The Millennial Money Myth

Why Millennials are more financially savvy than previously thought and demanding more from plan sponsors

Retirement Income Gaining Interest Among Plan Sponsors and Participants

Today, employees are responsible for investing their own retirement assets, and they are also tasked with making decisions about decumulation. A recent MetLife survey called “The Role of the Company” confirmed employees recognize these responsibilities, but they still want help from their employer, viewed as a trusted partner. Roberta Rafaloff, head of MetLife’s Institutional Income Annuities business, spoke with PLANSPONSOR about how employers can help guide employees in terms of structuring retirement income.