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Ames Hires Two For Macquarie IM's Institution Channel
Monday, November 12, 2018
The new hires hail from DuPont and WisdomTree.

Carroll Takes Over Distro at an RKer
Monday, November 12, 2018
Reader Rating: 5
The former Hancock national sales VP resurfaces at another bundled provider.

Is a $13B AUA KPA Shop About to Sell?
Friday, November 09, 2018
Reader Rating: 4.5
DC industry insiders are buzzing that a deal is imminent.

VALIC's Scheinerman OutFITs Plan Sponsors Online
Friday, November 09, 2018
The provider chief unveils a new web-based tool for the AIG unit's retirement plan sponsors.

Empower Teams Up With a Transforming RIA/OSJ
Friday, November 09, 2018
Reader Rating: 5
The bundled provider is teaming up on a new small market solution.

Swanson Brings Three to CUNA Mutual
Thursday, November 08, 2018
Reader Rating: 4.79
Three new faces assume regional vice president roles in CUNA Mutual's intermediary sales division.

Schleck Returns, With Inspiration For KPAs
Thursday, November 08, 2018
Reader Rating: 5
The KPA-watching entrepreneur has launched a new venture.

Voya Lands a 10,000-Participant PA Client
Thursday, November 08, 2018
The provider will handle both qualified and non-qual assets for the publicly traded plan sponsor.

Resources Partners With an Auto-Contribution Specialist
Thursday, November 08, 2018
Resources incorporates an automated, cash-back contribution system into their new financial wellness program.

Will a Giant Bank Sell Its RKer?
Thursday, November 08, 2018
Reader Rating: 5
The rumored price tag on the deal is reportedly up to $1 billion.

Goldman Buys an Insti DC Consulting Firm
Thursday, November 08, 2018
Reader Rating: 5
The acquiree also works with big DB plans, endowments and foundations, and other institutional investors.

Pru Wins a 1,000-Doctor Health System
Wednesday, November 07, 2018
Reader Rating: 5
This midwestern plan sponsor's DC plan had $283MM and 6,512 total participants as of the end of 2016.

Watch These Six Members of Congress
Wednesday, November 07, 2018
Reader Rating: 2
These are the Representatives and Senators likely to have the key voices when it comes to retirement plan legislation over the next two years.

A Midwestern RKer Breaks Its Annual Sales Record
Wednesday, November 07, 2018
Reader Rating: 5
The new chief expects retirement plan sales to rise more than 21 percent for the full year.

Only 31 Percent Are Confident In Their Retirement Savings
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
A recent survey reveals generational differences in their confidence for retirement.

Anderson Brings a Standard Vet to Cetera
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
The new hire leads the strategic partners program and partner relations group for the B-D's retirement plan solutions group.

The Big 401k Four-Oh?
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
Reader Rating: 5
Today is the fortieth anniversary of a certain piece of legislation.

SPARK's Rouse Honors Two KPAs
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
Two recipients take the stage at the third annual SPARK Forum.

DC I-Os Respond to Aggregator Demands, Creating New Products
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
A veteran industry researcher finds KPA aggregators leveraging scale, and pushing for custom CITs.

$4B and 155,000 Accounts Later
Monday, November 05, 2018
An East Coast shop retirement plan connector crosses a milestone.

A GSAM DC I-O Alum Joins an RIA-OSJ
Monday, November 05, 2018
The new hire now serves as director of the firm's retirement plan services division.

A MassMutual Alum Joins VALIC In the MidWest
Monday, November 05, 2018
A retirement plan provider names a veteran as its new business development VP of Midwest Region.

Pat Murphy Promotes Two Hancock Vets as Two Key Execs Exit
Monday, November 05, 2018
Reader Rating: 5
The recordkeeper now has a new head of sales and distribution and a new national accounts chief.

Ed Murphy Teams Up to Go Robo
Monday, November 05, 2018
Reader Rating: 5
Empower is partnering with a pair of firms to revamp its retail wealth management platform online.

New Research Highlights the 401k-Financial Health Connection
Friday, November 02, 2018
A new report notes financial health links to employer-provided retirement options

A Wirehouse Launches a Multi-RKer, Small-Market Product
Friday, November 02, 2018
Version 1 includes a 3(38) fiduciary services and is meant to be turnkey for both FAs and plan sponsors.

The Vantage Benefits Trial Date Is Set
Friday, November 02, 2018
The Richies' federal trial is scheduled to begin next year.

An Ascensus Vet Joins a Different PE-Backed Acquirer
Friday, November 02, 2018
Reader Rating: 5
The new hire will work on the integration of a pending acquisition.

IIC Hires a Lincoln Alum
Thursday, November 01, 2018
Reader Rating: 1
The new hire serves as a managing director at the KPA shop.

A Big B-D Network Helps KPAs Insource
Thursday, November 01, 2018
Advisors can choose to offload creating investment monitoring reports and comparing RFP responses.

Ramey Hires RM Vets in the Midwest and Northeast
Thursday, November 01, 2018
One new hire will focus on the large-market, and one returning hire will focus on the mid-market.

$19K and Counting!
Thursday, November 01, 2018
A key 401(k) limit inches up again.

IFP's Acheson Gains a Fin Wellness Ally
Thursday, November 01, 2018
Reader Rating: 5
A VC-backed robo-planner seals an alliance with the retirement plan side of an RIA and super-OSJ (soon-to-be B-D).

An I-Bank Assists Carroll Consultants
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
The TPA merged with input from a Philly-based investment bank.

Searching for 401k Research? There is a Report for That
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
The American Benefits Council's new report in October details the importance of employer-sponsored benefits for the U.S. economy by pulling together historical data and extensive research.

Pru Lands a $413MM Plan in Texas
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Updated | The plan has about 4,500 participants and moved on October 1.

Scupham Hints at Ivy's Boosted DC I-O Reach
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
The Ivy distro chief and other Waddell & Reed execs talk to analysts about the firm's Q3 results.

An Upstate NY RIA Teams With Vestwell
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
The firm already works with Betterment on individual wealth management business.

Schwab Recognizes a CT Firm's IMPACT
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Schwab awarded their Best-in-Retirement Business IMPACT Award to the 2018 recipient.

Ascensus Finds a Vermont Deal That Works
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Reader Rating: 5
The private equity-backed RKer makes its 17th purchase of 2018.

The Richies Enter Their Pleas
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
The indicted co-owners of Vantage also now have representation.

Ramey Hires As an 11-Year Transamerica Vet Departs
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
The new addition most recently worked at MassMutual.

Empower Launches an Open Arch Product
Monday, October 29, 2018
Reader Rating: 2
The new solution is geared towards small-market plans.

A Jersey KPA Team Hunts For Allies Nationwide
Monday, October 29, 2018
Reader Rating: 5
A producing 403(b) TPA recently merged into the shop.

Beriault Adds San Fran Managed Accounts
Friday, October 26, 2018
LT Trust connects with a digital RIA.

A Judge Releases a TPA's Co-Owners At an Initial Hearing
Friday, October 26, 2018
Husband-wife leaders of TPA released on personal recognizance

An LA RM Joins Empower
Friday, October 26, 2018
The new hire focus on the government side of the retirement plan business.

A Giant's Financial Wellness Platform Expands
Thursday, October 25, 2018
A new platform to help employees find solutions quickly and efficiently has been released.

One Year Later, a TPA Couple Surrenders to the Feds
Thursday, October 25, 2018
Reader Rating: 5
A federal grand jury indicts on 12 counts as federal prosecutors accuse this duo of embezzling $14.5 million from retirement plans their company recordkept.

An RFP Chief Leaves a New York AM
Thursday, October 25, 2018
There's no official word yet on how the exec's duties are being handled.

iraLogix to Expand Following New Funding
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
iraLogix just completed a $5-million Series A financing. The company CEO tells 401kwire that they are looking into expand.

A Non-Profit Warns Plan Sponsor About Fees
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
The Pew Charitable Trusts says especially some people should pay attention to the fees they are being charged for their retirement plans. The Trust launches a new calculator to help people with that.

ICMA-RC Makes a Three-Pronged Stable Value Push
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
The recordkeeper is ramping its stable value efforts in several ways.

LPL Wins a Four-FA Team In NoCal
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Reader Rating: 5
The firm works with about $300 million, about 25 percent of which is on the 401(k) side of the business.

In Georgia, a County's $424MM DC Plans Move
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Updated | The move includes a 401(a) and a 457(b) with nearly 11,300 participants combined.

FIS Keeps the 401k Side of Reliance Trust
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Reader Rating: 4
Meanwhile, the recordkeeping software giant is selling another part of the Reliance Trust business.

Ruble Expands Retirement Loan Eraser
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Tod Ruble's Custodia broadens its Retirement Loan Eraser Program with RLE+

A Big Apple Sales Exec Joins MassMutual
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Reader Rating: 3
He previously worked at a nearby TPA

An Upstate NY KPA Shop Joins LPL
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
The firm has about $500 million in client assets and will use LPL as both its B-D and its RIA.

Pru Wins a $138MM Nebraska 401k
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Updated | The plan has 1,525 participants.

What to Make of the DoL's MEP Proposal
Monday, October 22, 2018
Reader Rating: 5
Open MEP fans have some things to smile about, but diehards will still want legislation to open things up even further.

Another Commonwealth Vet Joins GRPAA's Exec Team
Monday, October 22, 2018
The new hire will help the KPA network's affiliates with a cross-selling opportunity.

DoL Smiles on PEOs and Association MEPs, But ...
Monday, October 22, 2018
Reader Rating: 5
The regulatory agency issues a proposal less than two months after Trump's executive order on the subject.

MassMutual Gains a Giant Ally Via M&A
Friday, October 19, 2018
Reader Rating: 5
The insurer sells a subsidiary in exchange for a big stake in the combined firm. It's not yet clear what the $5.715-billion deal means for the retirement sides of the businesses.

Which Plan Sponsor Will ABG Glorify?
Friday, October 19, 2018
The alliance of RKing TPAs releases nominees for its second annual Plan Sponsor of the Year awards.

After Three Years, a Top DC Exec Leaves JPMAM
Friday, October 19, 2018
There is no official word yet on how his duties are being handled at the asset manager.

Lucas Hires, Upgrades, and Extends EBRI's Reach
Thursday, October 18, 2018
EBRI president and CEO Lori Lucas describes her first eight months at the think tank.

16 Features That Drive Participant Choices
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Reader Rating: 2
A bundled provider digs into what makes for successful plan design.

Hub Buys a Familiar OK KPA's Shop
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Updated | Dave Reich expands the insurance brokerage's retirement arm with another acquisition.

Why Moody and Co Are Buying First Merc
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
The EdgeCo chief talks about the private equity-backed firm's latest acquisition and hints at what's next.

SIFI No More
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
A bundled recordkeeper's parent is no longer considered a "nonbank systemically important financial institution."

What Drives Millennials to Offer Retirement Plans?
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Reader Rating: 5
A new study by Nationwide shows that, while Millennials are more likely to plan to offer retirement benefits, they do it for entirely different reasons than older generations.

Ascensus Seals a 16th 2018 Deal
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Reader Rating: 5
The private equity-backed RKer's latest acquisition is its third in the ESOP space.

A $118MM Cali Plan Sponsor Finishes RKer Hunting
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
The plan previously worked with Transmerica.

NAGDCA Members Choose Their 2018-19 Board
Monday, October 15, 2018
NAGDCA members elects their new 2018-2019 governing officers and members-at-large during their 39th Annual Conference.



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