Articles tagged "401(k)helpcenter"


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401(k) industry howls as DOL lets state governments become DC providers with advantageous exemptions

Multiple employer plans' under states will have economies of scale, fewer rules, while ERISA bars private firms from banding together

December 10, 2015 — 7:00 PM UTC

As Schwab edges closer to letting RIAs in as 401(k) middlemen, leaked details suggest to some that the firm still marginalizes the advisor

Though RIAs technically gain a seat at the Schwab index 401(k) table, they still don't have much say about how assets get invested

October 8, 2015 — 11:21 PM UTC

Report: 'Brother-in-law' dabblers are giving 401(k) ground slowly to specialists in $1.3 trillion market

Some RIAs disagree with Cerulli's pessimism and say DOL is having its effect with small employers seeking real experts to provide 401(k)s to employees

September 17, 2015 — 6:36 PM UTC

After cutting 401(k) middlemen out backfires, Schwab cuts them back in

The problem for Walt Bettinger's newfangled Index Advantage DC plans was that for three years only $10 billion of assets showed up in an atmosphere of self-direction

August 6, 2015 — 5:17 PM UTC

After growth dip, BrightScope takes a whirl at mutual fund data -- but in a way that Morningstar claims it bypassed

The La Jolla RIA-tracker will gear data toward the 401(k) market and knock down a paywall

June 11, 2015 — 7:09 PM UTC

After a six-month pause, Voya fills the Maliz Beams void with a 401(k) ace whose advancement stalled

Charlie Nelson was passed over twice at Great-West but has now landed a giant opportunity

April 28, 2015 — 7:32 PM UTC

The White House puts its best Obamacare minds behind cleaning up the 401(k) business -- starting by issuing a withering memo

The executive branch's endorsement of the fiduciary rule is based on finding that Americans may have to work for an extra three years because of Wall Street overbilling

January 30, 2015 — 9:50 PM UTC

Phil Chiricotti hangs up his spurs, and puts the CFDD out to pasture

The godfather of the 401(k) business says the glory days of conferences are winding down -- and tells why he chose not to sell the conference

December 30, 2014 — 3:58 PM UTC

HighTower adds two battle-hardened T. Rowe generals to the 401(k) field

The Chicago-based roll-up is angling for retirement rollover dollars but observers question how determined it is to become a serious player in the lurcrative sector

November 7, 2014 — 7:27 PM UTC

How uncomfortable questions from prospects led a 'small' $12-billion 401(k) advisory RIA to finally say yes after eight years of rebuking overtures from a $120-billion AUA RIA

With the purchase of DCAdvisors, CAPTRUST emerges as a bigfoot player in a consolidation-bound industry

September 16, 2014 — 2:48 AM UTC

Warranties and guarantees come to the 401(k) game but can insurance really put the client first?

Unwilling to stomach new legal exposure, employers -- and their advisors -- are looking to buy protection

August 27, 2014 — 3:25 AM UTC

How exactly Fidelity Investments extracted itself from a legal and HR quagmire and why it'll cost far more than the public $12-million amount

The settlement's small print reveals Fidelity employee may receive additional hundreds of millions of dollars in value over time

August 14, 2014 — 5:01 PM UTC

With plan sponsors 'running blind' on 401k plans, an RIA jumps from $12 billion to $32 billion of AUA and adds a former J.P. Morgan chief

Lockton Retirement Services locks in on 'small' businesses that have no DOL-assuaging fiduciary overseeing DC assets before they walk through the door

July 2, 2014 — 5:50 PM UTC

Fidelity's old 401(k) mastermind, Bob Reynolds, gets a merger, a promotion and a stronger hand to compete with his old employer

With Great West and Putnam joining 401(k) units, there may be a dividend of critical mass and synergy

March 27, 2014 — 3:24 AM UTC

Phyllis Borzi tightens the noose on 401(k) providers that flout DOL disclosure, not without critics

The idea is to have a de facto big red arrow pointing to key disclosures on revenue sharing but it'll add to the verbiage surplus

March 11, 2014 — 9:04 PM UTC