Investments Insights

Using Behavioral Finance to Drive Retirement Outcomes, Part 1

Are Your Target Date Funds Missing The Mark?

Emerging Trends in 401(k) and 403(b) Fund Menus

Given the shift in participant mindset and demographics, it’s important for retirement plan committees to re-think the traditional approach to designing plan investment menus.

I’m A Fiduciary – What You Talkin’ About?

Am I Having Enough Withheld?

If you fail to estimate your federal income tax withholding properly, it may cost you in various ways. If you receive an income tax refund, it essentially means that you provided the IRS with an interest-free loan during the year.

The (k)larity Quotient®

Announcing the (k)larity Quotient®, a revolutionary new tool to help companies and retirement plan committees manage their corporate retirement plan.  We are describing it as the retirement industry’s first “fiduciary performance framework.”

What Makes A Good 401k Plan?

What Is The Best Vehicle To Accumulate Wealth?

What is the best vehicle for accumulating long-term wealth?  This is a question worth thinking about as an investor, and a recent Gallup poll shows that only 37% of those surveyed believed that stocks were a good method for accumulating wealth.

Beating The Market: Luck Or Skill?

There is a great post at the Big Picture blog about whether luck or skill is the determining factor to outperforming the market. The short answer: luck. Research has shown this to be the case, but some other points in the article are worth reviewing.