“We know that there’s no free lunch and that you have to take a certain amount of risk. But we don’t want to do anything stupid,” said the head of investment policy at the National Employment Savings Trust, the U.K.’s new “public option” DC plan.
Idle talk about suspending the payroll tax is making 'blue' Senators blue. We get answers from Social Security expert Eugene Steuerle of the Urban Institute.
Using a 'protective net-credit collar,' the Nationwide Risk-Managed Income ETF has distributed monthly income at an annual rate of 7.88% in 2020, while appreciating 10%. Is there a catch?
The humble fixed indexed annuity is at the center of the restructuring hurricane that has swept through the life insurance industry in recent years. We bring you the second article in a series on the topic.
A Weiss Ratings bank analyst estimates the damage that the LIBOR scandal could do to the share values of the banks that are implicated.
"This market is more mature than many people realize," said Tamiko Toland, principal author of a new Strategic Insight review of the efforts to sell individual lifetime income guarantees to current participants of defined contribution plans.
Prudential, Jackson National, MetLife, Aegon/Transamerica, and RiverSource have increased their penetration among VA users over the past year, says a new report from Cogent Research.
Increasing the fund options increases the number of funds that people invest in and increases their tendency to spread the dollars evenly among those funds, a new study shows.
“We disagree with the disaster scenarios for Europe,” said the bank’s chief economist, Richard Hoey.
For the first half of 2012, Fidelity conducted more than 45,000 Roth IRA conversions with investors.
Brief or late-breaking items from Nationwide, Transamerica Retirement Services and MassMutual Retirement Services.