The U.K. government is seeking views from trustees and plan sponsors on its draft collective defined contribution plan regulation.
Federal regulators are asking if more rules are needed for self-directed brokerage accounts, but the DC industry says they're unnecessary.
International Business Machines Corp. removed the PIMCO Commodities Plus Trust as an investment option in its 401(k) plan in 2020.
Unum Group added a managed retirement fund to its 401(k) plan and paired it with automatic withdrawal options.
Record keepers are branching out into new areas of financial wellness to deepen relationships with plan sponsor clients.
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.
Most plan sponsors have at least one retirement plan committee, according to the Plan Sponsor Council of America.
The U.K. government's attempt to encourage DC investment into alternatives is missing a major issue: managers fees are still too high.
The 401(k) plans offered by multiple-employer plans are being challenged by participants who claim ERISA violations in plan management.
Progressive Corp. added auto enrollment to its 401(k) plan, which will automatically enroll new employees at a 6% pretax contribution rate.
Lockheed Martin has changed its DC lineup to simplify choices, add equity exposure and encourage retired employees to keep assets in-plan.
Record keepers are racing to roll out adviser managed accounts to satisfy RIAs clamoring for the new product.
Despite economic challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic, most retirees are confident in the ability to live comfortably in retirement.
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.
Two pooled plan providers are wooing employers without 401(k) plans in a bid to establish themselves in the marketplace.
COVID-19 hit health-care sector retirement plans particularly hard, with nearly half of such sponsors polled suspending 401(k) plan matches.
The issues facing women in saving for retirement dominated discussions at P&I's DC Spring Virtual Series.
Plan consultants and advisers will pay a pivotal role in the development of the pooled employer plan market.
Defined contribution executives say they plan to retain the strategies used during the COVID-19 outbreak in a post-pandemic environment.
Matt Wolniewicz was named president of Income America, overseeing strategy and coordinating the efforts of the firm's partners.
DePaul University, Chicago, is consolidating its 403(b) plan to Fidelity Investments as its sole record keeper.
Taking time off to take care of children can put a serious dent in workers’ long-term retirement savings.