Speakers stress the need for flexibility to span generations.
Investment professionals talk about their concerns
What do a hot potato, a live goat and a basket of oranges have in common? It might sound like the setup for a punch line, but in fact these three elements represent the thorny issue of governance.
Retirement policy was the topic of conversation for the closing round table.
John C. “Jack” Bogle is firmly against mandates when it comes to everything, from setting a single retirement age to requiring that employers set up retirement savings plans to creating a retirement income adequacy target.
Arne Duncan says seeing so many without savings has him concerned.
Quotes and quips from conference speakers shared on the Internet by P&I reporters and editors.
Christopher J. Ailman, the CIO of the California State Teachers' Retirement System, discusses savings rates in defined contribution plans and the pension fund use of leverage.
MIT economist Robert Merton explains why NAV gives defined contribution participants the wrong message about retirement savings.
Listen to P&I's Publisher Chris Battaglia sum up the challenges facing the world's largest retirement plans from his presentation at the Global Future of Retirement Conference.
Greg Williamson, the CIO of BP America's pension fund, talks about smart-beta and tilts during a panel discussion at P&I's Investment Innovation and Global Future of Retirement Conference.
In Chile, lifecycle investment strategies are helping to improve retirement, said Solange Berstein, former head of the Pension Supervisory Authority, which oversees the institutions involved in Chile's pension system.
In conversation with Ariel Investments president Mellody Hobson, Education Secretary Arne Duncan explains the importance of financial literacy at P&I's Investment Innovation and Global Future of Retirement conference.
Vanguard founder and former CEO Jack Bogle speaking at the P&I Investment Innovation and Global Future of Retirement conference discusses CEO pay, corporate governance, and shareholder activism.
Stuart H. Leckie, founding chairman of the Hong Kong Retirement Schemes Association, addresses China's looming retirement crisis.
David Schneider, head of research and quant methods at Australia's UniSuper Management Pty Ltd., explains how the superannuation fund manages risk independently of asset class and strategy.
Barbara Novick, vice chairman of BlackRock, talks about some of the possible solutions to the U.S. retirement crisis including public-private plans.
Ash Williams, CIO of the Florida State Board of Administration, discusses the politics surrounding public retirement plans.
Charles Van Vleet, Assistant Treasurer and CIO of Textron Inc., discusses the industrial conglomerate's defined contribution design and pension fund investments and governance.
Los Angeles Fire & Police Pension commissioner Emanuel Pleitez discusses manager fees and why the pension fund dropped its hedge fund investments.
Callan Associates' executive vice president and defined contribution practice leader Lori Lucas discusses the use of auto features with P&I senior reporter Arleen Jacobius.
Jonathan Boersma of the CFA Institute discusses how pension funds are adopting GIPS compliance as a form of best practices.
Groom Law Group principal Ian Lanoff discusses pension plan governance.
Todd Hassler, Reading Health System's retirement plan manager, talks about redesigning the organization's 403(b) plan following a pension plan freeze.
Gordon Clark, director-Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment at the University of Oxford in England, in an interview explains the lack of retirement planning in the U.K. and praises the Australian Superannuation model.
Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, former Lt. Governor of Maryland, explains how her state is studying how it can promote retirement planning.
Paul Todd, NEST's assistant director for investments, explains how Australia, U.S. and Northern Europe helped shape the U.K. defined contribution plan's design and investments.
Dallas Salisbury, the CEO of Employee Benefit Research Institute, discusses the state of retirement readiness in the U.S. and how it compares elsewhere in the world.
David Iverson, New Zealand Superannuation Fund's head of asset allocation, talks with P&I's Christine Williamson about the fund's investment strategies and governance.
Pablo Antolín-Nicolás, Organization for Economic Co-Operation & Development economist, explains how governments can encourage people to work longer and save more for retirement through matching contributions and other incentives.