Federal regulators are asking if more rules are needed for self-directed brokerage accounts, but the DC industry says they're unnecessary.
DC participants using self-directed brokerage accounts are older, earn higher salaries and have longer job tenure than other participants.
The move by Vanguard and T. Rowe Price to outsource record-keeping technology management is seen as a harbinger of things to come.
Principal Financial Group wraps up its integration of Wells Fargo & Co.'s record-keeping business and other benefits 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.
In the target-date asset arena, collective investment trusts are growing faster than their still-larger mutual fund peers.
What's in a name? Morningstar spends a lot of time trying to find out.
The average DC plan's quality improves as the percentage of female administrators increases, Morningstar says.
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.
Target-date managers see greater opportunities for lifetime income products in defined contribution plans — Cerulli Associates.
One year after the SECURE Act, some sponsors are trying to regain momentum to see if in-plan annuities make sense for their participants.
Participants remain focused on nuts and bolts of their retirement plans despite U.S. political volatility.
The trustees of Kaiser Permanente's KP Funds family have decided to liquidate its target-date mutual fund series and four core mutual funds.
Politics may change after Nov. 3, but retirement industry challenges will remain, say speakers and panelists at the DCW Fall Virtual Series.
Record-keeping changes represent uncertainty for sponsors but they don't make quick decisions about looking elsewhere.
Record-keeper consolidation continues as profit margins are squeezed, technology requirements grow and sponsors' demands increase.
Sponsors show mixed results in adopting CARES Act provisions.
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.
Many sponsors and participants have reduced high company-stock concentrations in DC plans, but big percentages persist in some plans.
Sponsors have taken many steps to reduce the impact on DC participants' holding of company stock, especially during market volatility.
DC plan sponsors face uncertainty in restoring suspended company matches while seeking transparent communication to participants.