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Have stroller, break record

Have stroller, break record

There's just no stopping Christopher Solarz from running his way to a Guinness World Record.

November 14, 2016
GMO founder awarded CBE by Prince William

GMO founder awarded CBE by Prince William

Jeremy Grantham, British-born founder and chief investment strategist of money manager Grantham, Mayo, van Otterloo & Co. LLC, became a Commander of the Order of the British Empire for his...

November 14, 2016

DC group gives definition(s) to industry

The defined contribution industry needs a dictionary to sort out different interpretations of auto features, and a prominent trade group has come to the rescue. The Defined Contribution Institutional ...

November 14, 2016
MIT managers put together reading list

MIT managers put together reading list

If you're on the hunt for books with the potential to change your worldview, the staff of Massachusetts Institute of Technology Investment Management Co., Cambridge, Mass., has compiled a book list...

November 14, 2016
Veteran, his firm aid soldiers returning to civilian life

Veteran, his firm aid soldiers returning to civilian life

A veteran-owned money management firm is launching and aiding some veteran advocacy platforms.

November 09, 2016 | 01:45 pm
Bonuses for hedge fund staff expected to fall

Bonuses for hedge fund staff expected to fall

Hedge fund professionals are tightening their (expensive leather) belts in anticipation of lower bonuses - and hence, lower total compensation - in 2016.

October 31, 2016
Voya researching ways to boost retirement

Voya researching ways to boost retirement

Voya Financial Inc. has unveiled a research institute that uses behavioral science studies to improve participants' retirement savings.

October 31, 2016
ERIC's new logo pays homage to Vikings, London

ERIC's new logo pays homage to Vikings, London

A logo with a Viking wearing a bowler hat that was designed for an online platform for financial research has won a silver award in a design competition in New York.

October 31, 2016
CEO serious about halting Chicago's gang violence

CEO serious about halting Chicago's gang violence

A corporate-based organization led by the chairman and CEO of asset servicing firm Loop Capital Holdings LLC, Chicago, is working to change the culture of violence in its city's hardest-hit...

October 31, 2016
AIMA execs tackle Tour de France peak

AIMA execs tackle Tour de France peak

Two executives at the Alternative Investment Management Association completed a grueling Mont Ventoux Challenge this month, cycling up and down the mountain not once. Not twice. But three times.

October 31, 2016

'Fix retirement' campaign expanded with book, website, social media

Blackstone Group President Hamilton “Tony” E. James and labor economist Teresa Ghilarducci already had taken on the road their proposal to offer a universal pension plan for every U.S....

October 17, 2016 | 02:00 pm
PPF official first foreigner to get U.S. credential

PPF official first foreigner to get U.S. credential

An employee at the U.K.'s Pension Protection Fund, London, has become the first person outside the U.S. to be granted chartered status by the Investment Management Due Diligence Association.

October 17, 2016
Picture book aims to teach kids about saving for retirement

Picture book aims to teach kids about saving for retirement

What can acorns, bananas, berries, bears and monkeys teach about retirement? A lot, according to a U.K.-based pensions consultant and financial education expert for children.

October 17, 2016
Oinky focuses on ways to automate and simplify saving

Oinky focuses on ways to automate and simplify saving

Are you beaten by budgets? Do you struggle to save, let alone contribute a sufficient level of cash to your defined contribution plan? Well now, two former investment consultants have teamed up to...

October 17, 2016