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Wells Fargo launching 'completely different' target date funds that take an active approach
The retirement funds, the firm's second to market, seek to give investors 80% pre-retirement income replacement.
Republicans want to see cost-benefit analysis before SEC proceeds on fiduciary
Today's hearing on 2016 budget discussed the DOL rule as well, with a lawmaker asking Chairwoman Mary Jo White, 'Why are you allowing the Labor Department to take over your territory?'
Baby boomers, shift to 401(k)s will send megabucks to advisers by 2020
New report forecasts $1.5T will flow to defined contribution and retail investment markets.
Fiduciary liability unclear when selecting and monitoring default retirement investments
Plan sponsors appreciate auto enrollment and qualified default investments, but there are imperfect fits at the individual participant level.
Boeing settles 401(k) suit for near-record $57 million
The large settlement underscores the need to ensure reasonable fees and asset classes for investments, and that the overall value of services matches up with cost.
12 predictions about what the Labor Department's fiduciary rule will look like when implemented
Predictions on what the Labor Department's fiduciary rule will look like when implemented, and when that implementation might occur.
Government officially launches 'myRA' program for retirement savings
Plan will be available for those earning a single income below $131,000 a year or $193,000 for married couples.
Democrats torn between Obama, financial industry on DOL fiduciary rule
Latest letter threatens to slow the rule-making process while time runs down on the current administration.
BlackRock launches retirement income calculator
Platform, using the money manager's index and risk analytics, seeks to help advisers push clients to save more.
Intel sued for investing employee 401(k) funds in hedge funds, private equity
Lawsuit alleges 401(k) and profit-sharing participants invested in tech firm's custom target-date series and global diversified fund lost hundreds of millions of dollars.
Bill to stop DOL fiduciary rule poised to pass House today
Measure that would force DOL to halt its efforts until the SEC acts would move to the Senate next, but Obama threatens a veto.
NAPFA leader claims 'moral high ground' in fiduciary fight
Organization wants to strengthen its lobbying punch to counter the likes of NAIFA and others that oppose a clients'-best-interests rule.
DOL supports ESG fund use in 401(k) plans
New guidance amends old rules that had a 'chilling effect' on ESG fund use in ERISA plans.
SEC cracks down on advisers' access to clients' outside accounts
As part of its focus on custody violations, the SEC is examining cases in which clients give advisers their usernames and passwords.
401(k) plans often provide greater chance for retirement savings than pensions: EBRI
Economic modeling shows voluntary enrollment 401(k) plans provided better opportunity for achieving an 80% salary replacement ratio than DB plans for three of four income categories.