Employers who help workers pay down student debt and save for retirement are among those honored at the Excellence & Innovation Awards.
Restructuring the University System of Georgia's defined contribution plans required extensive communication and many road trips.
Boeing acts as matchmaker to convince DC plan participants to increase their retirement plan contributions.
Abbott Laboratories is the first company to directly reward employees with 401(k) contributions if they pay down student debt.
Yale University restructured all defined contribution plans to incorporate annuities into a QDIA and to simplify their investment lineups.
Unum Group spent two years on a project that led the insurer to allow employees to convert some unused personal time off into debt relief.
NAGDCA creates an interactive map showing what states allow and reject auto enrollment for deferred compensation plans.
Proposed rules from the SEC on the shareholder proposal process and proxy advisers have investors on high alert and ready to play defense.
The SECURE Act still has broad support, but the clock is ticking and an impeachment trial in the Senate could complicate matters.
Managers might see increased ETF flows, but they could find it harder to differentiate products in a zero-commission environment.
The QSuper-Sunsuper merger talks could signal a new phase of industry consolidation, re-drawing Australian institutional map for managers.
Late responses also are being accepted for P&I’s 2019 Survey of the Largest U.S. Retirement Funds. Sponsors with combined U.S. pension and defined contribution plan assets of $1.3 billion or more are eligible. Results will run Feb. 10.
Fixed-income funds and ETFs added a net $411.9 billion in first 10 months of 2019, while passive investments added $332 billion.