The move by Vanguard and T. Rowe Price to outsource record-keeping technology management is seen as a harbinger of things to come.
T. Rowe Price agreed to transfer its retirement technology development and core operations to Fidelity National Information Services.
The 401(k) plans offered by multiple-employer plans are being challenged by participants who claim ERISA violations in plan management.
Lockheed Martin has changed its DC lineup to simplify choices, add equity exposure and encourage retired employees to keep assets in-plan.
A PIMCO survey found that improving financial wellness programs is a top priority this year for smaller defined contribution plans.
Retaining retirees' assets is a rising trend among defined contribution plans, according to a PIMCO survey of DC consultants.
In the target-date asset arena, collective investment trusts are growing faster than their still-larger mutual fund peers.
Defined contribution executives say they plan to retain the strategies used during the COVID-19 outbreak in a post-pandemic environment.
CAPTRUST Financial Advisors acquired Cammack Retirement Group, marking CAPTRUST's 47th acquisition since 2006.
Blackstone plans to merge Alight Solutions with a special purpose acquisition company to create a new publicly traded company, Alight Inc.
Thanks to the Supreme Court, ERISA stock-drop cases remain a tough challenge for participants to even get to trial.
Fidelity announced it was cutting to $5 million from $100 million the target-date asset level sponsors would need to qualify for lower fees.
One year after the SECURE Act, some sponsors are trying to regain momentum to see if in-plan annuities make sense for their participants.
Vanguard Group is cutting to $5 million from $100 million the minimum investment needed by a DC plan for its target retirement funds.
Politics may change after Nov. 3, but retirement industry challenges will remain, say speakers and panelists at the DCW Fall Virtual Series.
Record-keeper consolidation continues as profit margins are squeezed, technology requirements grow and sponsors' demands increase.
So far, the CARES Act hasn't affected participants' long-term savings behavior as much as industry experts had feared.
REITs represent a small amount of assets in DC plans, but they can play multiple roles in portfolio management.
DC plan sponsors are cautious about in-plan annuities and other insurance-based products even with a legal green light, a PIMCO survey says.
Retirement plan participants "remained largely unaffected" by the tumultuous first four months of 2020 despite greater market volatility.
Target-date funds offer different levels of risk between opposing strategies but also within individual strategies.
In the battle of "to vs. through" target-date fund strategies, there are many varieties but no clear winner.
Collective investment trusts are playing a greater role in target-date funds, outnumbering and growing faster than mutual funds.
Keith Overly retires as executive director of Ohio’s 457 program after 17 years in which plan assets tripled under his leadership.
The SECURE Act will strengthen DC participants’ retirement, while COVID-19 tests savers’ resolve, speakers at P&I’s DC East conference said.