Lest they be drowned out by 401(k) critics, major DC plan providers have formed a new trade group, the DCIIA, chaired by PIMCO's Stacy Schaus. The group supports target-date collective trusts, deemed IRAs and lifetime income options.
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.
With three trading platforms around the globe, the Chicago-based actuarial consultant has come a long way from merely advising insurers.
Collective trust funds (CTFs) with target-date strategies are the talk of the defined contribution world, says Cerulli Associates.
Junk bonds are set to mature at a rate of $155 billion in 2012, $212 billion in 2013 and $338 billion in 2014, up from only $21 billion in 2010.
Here are highlights of the controversial financial reform bill, courtesy of OpenCongress.org.
The Principal and AXA Equitable have established new multi-media web portals for investors and for bloggers, respectively.
In 2008, IRA assets totaled some $3.6 trillion, 95% of which was in traditional IRAs, according to the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College.
TIPS can preserve purchasing power, provide systematic income and offer the assurance of a government guarantee for retirees depending on income from their investments.
…But it can’t possibly be as difficult as health care and pension reform.