Francois Gadenne and the Retirement Income Industry Association want to spread the doctrine of "build a floor, then create upside."
'Smart' is the recently-launched American branch of a British fintech with expertise in a kind of retirement savings plan that's called a 'master trust' in the UK and a 'pooled employer plan' or PEP in the US. RIJ interviewed two of its top executives.
Almost every controversial subject in the US today--from Fed policy to machine learning to immigration--contains an element or theme related to retirement policy. The articles reviewed in this month's Research Roundup are proof of that.
A former chief actuary of Denmark seeks a US target date fund company that might use his technology, the 'iTDF,' to create a seamless transition from pre-retirement savings to safe income during the first 20 years of retirement.
The Harvard-trained economist teaches, consults, writes scholarly and popular books, created ESPlanner, and is the champion of “consumption smoothing.”
The phenomenal growth of derivatives over the past 30 year has made all our big banks more interconnected, and hence systemically risky, said Peter Boone and Simon Johnson.
Two-thirds of those surveyed were concerned about outliving their savings and about choosing the best way to draw income to live on from their savings.
Bankers say they'd rather loan money to the FDIC than make new contributions to the FDIC fund or see the FDIC tap a line of credit at the Treasury.
Variable Products Express Version 2.0 allows providers to take advantage of web-based delivery of summary prospectuses without sending contract owners to other websites for information.
Part 1 of a two-part critical essay on how the American retiree became hostage to volatile markets.
The Insured Retirement Institute held the first annual conference under its new name in Boston this week, and the difference between IRI and NAVA was striking.