The Department of Labor will give extra time for public comments on its proposed new fiduciary conflict-of-interest rule.
May 15, 2015 | 05:10 pm
The Department of Labor has taken a welcome step in protecting the retirement assets of workers with its proposed new fiduciary rule.
May 04, 2015
The Department of Labor is moving full steam ahead with a proposed fiduciary standard for anyone giving retirement investment advice after years of retrenching, officials announced Tuesday.
April 14, 2015 | 02:58 pm
This paper explains the thinking behind Prudential’s Day One Funds, our family of target date funds created to address the retirement risks we all face – with a particular focus on...
April 01, 2015 | 12:01 am
Litigation, regulation, legislation and some consternation emerged as dominant themes at the annual Pensions & Investments' East Coast Defined Contribution Conference, held March 1-3 in Miami.
March 04, 2015 | 06:53 pm
A recent study revealed differences in who seeks advice from plan sponsors in defined contribution plans.
February 23, 2015 | 12:01 am
A new fiduciary rule proposal expected shortly from the Department of Labor could have negative unintended consequences, said benefits policy experts at a U.S. Chamber of Commerce forum Friday.
February 20, 2015 | 03:46 pm
Defined contribution plans are expanding efforts to provide financial advice and retirement planning tools, said a survey from Aon Hewitt published Wednesday.
January 14, 2015 | 03:54 pm
The Department of Labor will propose a new fiduciary rule in January 2015, said an updated regulatory agenda issued by the Office of Management and Budget.
November 25, 2014 | 01:45 pm
Defined contribution executives need to be both precise and flexible in the managing of their plans, according to fellow sponsors, consultants and providers who spoke at the annual Pensions &...
October 29, 2014 | 01:24 pm
Defined contribution plan executives increasingly are replacing brand-name mutual funds with no-name options, trying to simplify investment lineups, increase portfolio diversity and reduce fees.
October 27, 2014
Exelon Corp. has overhauled the design and investments of its $6.2 billion 401(k) plan, seeking to provide greater diversification and simplicity while reducing costs.
September 29, 2014
GRQ Investment Management filed a lawsuit Aug. 8 against Financial Engines and Financial Engines Advisors in U.S. District Court claiming Financial Engines infringed on a pair of patents belonging to ...
August 12, 2014 | 11:14 am
Sacramento (Calif.) Municipal Utility District is searching for an investment consultant for its $208 million 401(k) and $99 million 457 plans
August 11, 2014 | 02:47 pm
A proposed rule updating the definition of a fiduciary will not come out in 2014, according to the Department of Labor regulatory agenda published May 23 in the Federal Register.