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A 39-Year Industry Vet Retires From MassMutual
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Reader Rating: 5
Over the years, the exec worked worked in actuarial services, client management, sales, and more.

DeCamillo Consolidates a T. Rowe Channel Under a Familiar Chief
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
The mutual fund firm's RKer chief promotes two execs.

A Colorado KPA Shop Upgrades Online
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
A Denver, Colorado-based investment advisory firm is enhancing their online presence.

Kublin Picks a CIF Distro Chief
Monday, January 14, 2019
The RKer chief promotes a Boston area industry veteran.

Two Execs Join MassMutual In KY and TN
Monday, January 14, 2019
The latest additions to MassMutual are here to "support financial advisors in the retirement plans marketplace."

Another Genstar Co Buys BrightScope and PlanSponsor's Parent
Monday, January 14, 2019
The deal is expected to close early this quarter.

Ameritas' Wholesaling Force Expands By Five, With One More Coming
Monday, January 14, 2019
Reader Rating: 5
The new hires are part of the team led by the insurer's new retirement plans national sales VP.

Goldstein Hunts After a Shift
Friday, January 11, 2019
The NYC-area KPA recently aligned with Resources Investment Advisors.

A Texas RKer Launches a Small Plan Product
Friday, January 11, 2019
The new offering, soft-launched in the fall, bundles in 3(16) and 3(38) services, has a lineup powered by Expand, and includes offerings from DFA, Stadion, and Tandem.

Ruble Plans Further Hiring After Expanding His Advisory Board
Friday, January 11, 2019
Reader Rating: 4
The Custodia chief expects to increase his team's size by about two-thirds this year.

Four Partners Leave a Carolina KPA Shop
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Reader Rating: 1
Updated | The quartet is starting a new shop nearby.

Atlantan Retirement Pros Team Up to Educate
Thursday, January 10, 2019
DB and DC industry insiders create a new group to train their fellows.

Four Ohio National Alums Join the Standard
Thursday, January 10, 2019
The new hires all joined the insurer's retirement plan wholesaling team late last fall.

Empower Sponsors a Third PGA Tour Pro
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Reader Rating: 1
This new ally also teamed up with one of the recordkeeper's sister companies three years ago.

A Faith-Based Fund Firm Makes a DC I-O Push
Wednesday, January 09, 2019
Reader Rating: 4
Last year they started restructuring their TDFs.

Case of the Week: Discretionary Or Directed Trustee?
Wednesday, January 09, 2019
ERISA consultants at the Retirement Learning Center Resource Desk regularly receive calls from financial advisors on a broad array of technical topics related to IRAs, qualified retirement plans and other types of retirement savings plans, including nonqualified plans, stock options, and Social Security and Medicare. We bring Case of the Week to you to highlight the most relevant topics affecting your business.

Wagner Hires a Top EBSA Vet
Wednesday, January 09, 2019
The new Wagner Law Group attorney previously served as a division chief in the DoL unit's office of regulations and interpretations.

Sheridan Road Sells, As Expected
Wednesday, January 09, 2019
Reader Rating: 5
An acquisitive insurance brokerage buys a big Chicagoland KPA shop.

After 11 Years, a West Coast Exec Leaves Hancock
Tuesday, January 08, 2019
Reader Rating: 1
She held several roles with the bundled provider over the years.

Bramlett Starts Building Ascensus' TPA Distro Leadership
Tuesday, January 08, 2019
Reader Rating: 5
Watch for four newly anointed but familiar leaders to finish building out the rest of their teams this year.

Ferraro Hires a 22-Year BofA Merrill Vet
Tuesday, January 08, 2019
Reader Rating: 5
The new addition joins Lincoln RPS as VP of small market product management.

Schroedle Expands OneAmerica's Northern California Team
Tuesday, January 08, 2019
Reader Rating: 5
An external wholesaling vet joins the insurer's retirement plan recordkeeping arm.

The RBG Crowd Officially Moves
Monday, January 07, 2019
Reader Rating: 5
A KPA group — with 16 offices, 68 people, 580 plans, and more than $10 billion in AUA — switched B-Ds and RIA/OSJs last week, as expected.

Fildes Hires ERIC's Next Retirement Policy Chief
Monday, January 07, 2019
The new hire has been working on retirement policy with another Washington, D.C.-based organization for more than 15 years.

Graff Hires Two Key D.C. Vets
Monday, January 07, 2019
One joins today as chief government affairs officer, while the other joins in three weeks as general counsel.

A 30-Year-Old PE Shop Buys Into Millennium
Monday, January 07, 2019
The Beantown private equity firm typically invests between $20 million and $200 million in its targets.

Hinderstein Expands His Team After a New Alliance
Friday, January 04, 2019
The Gotham-area KPA adds two people to his team, hunts for another, and keeps his eye for M&A opportunities.

Horace Mann Buys a NJ RKing TPA
Friday, January 04, 2019
The deal closed this week after being unveiled in the fall.

A COO Joins a 48-Year-Old NYC TPA
Friday, January 04, 2019
The new hire succeeds an interim COO who is resuming his original post.

What the Government Shutdown Means In the 401k Industry
Thursday, January 03, 2019
Reader Rating: 5
One defined contribution industry regulator sleeps, yet another keeps on keeping on.

In CT, a $3B-AUA KPA Team Adds a Managing Director
Thursday, January 03, 2019
Reader Rating: 2
A retirement plan education specialist also joined a few months ago.

Hammond Rethinks Pensionmark's Value Prop and Broadens His Leadership Team
Thursday, January 03, 2019
Reader Rating: 1
The KPA-turned-network-chief is bracing for more growth and adapting the network for changes he sees in the 401(k) landscape.

A Multi-Manager DC I-O Personalizes Its Managed Account Brand
Wednesday, January 02, 2019
Reader Rating: 4
A private equity-backed asset manager rebrands a product designed for 401ks and other DC plans.

Transamerica Faces Class-Action Flak Over Proprietary Funds
Wednesday, January 02, 2019
Reader Rating: 5
Updated | Last week plaintiffs sued the bundled provider for not removing six funds from its own 401k plan.

Near NYC, a $2B AUA Ex-NRP Shop Shifts
Wednesday, January 02, 2019
Reader Rating: 4.4
A KPA team in White Plains aligns with an RIA and super-OSJ.

The Most Popular 401kWire Stories of 2018
Monday, December 31, 2018
Here are the stories from each month this year that 401kWire readers gravitated to the most.

How Can Providers Meet the Retirement Needs of the Gig Economy?
Monday, December 31, 2018
Reader Rating: 5
Take a look at the needs of the fastest growing part of the American economy.

Most Retirees Retired Early and Wish They Knew and Saved More
Friday, December 28, 2018
A survey of American retirees reveals earlier retirement ages and increased financial vulnerability.

A Veteran 401k Sales Leader Dies In North Carolina
Friday, December 28, 2018
Reader Rating: 5
He passed away earlier this week after a multi-year fight with cancer.

Mistrust in Banks Hits 401(k) Participation, Too
Friday, December 28, 2018
New research shows a correlation between workers who mistrust their primary financial institution, and those who donít participate in DC plans.

Portman and Cardin Plan to Reintro Their Big New Retirement Bill
Friday, December 28, 2018
Last week the senators introduced a bill with more than 50 provisions for boosting retirement savings.

A 35-Year Industry Vet Retires From Empower
Friday, December 28, 2018
He previously led his own insurance agency.

In Beantown, a 10-Year FE Vet Departs
Thursday, December 27, 2018
There is no official word yet on how the exec's duties are being handled at the large-market 401(k) advice and managed accounts provider.

Geli Hires a NY Sales Vet and Keeps Hunting
Thursday, December 27, 2018
Reader Rating: 1
Watch for the SS&C to expand his sales force in 2019.

Alight Officially Teams Up With a Robo-Planner
Thursday, December 27, 2018
Reader Rating: 4.33
So far, three Alight plan sponsors have implemented the new ally's tech.

Can This Startup Make 401k Heroes Out of Everybody?
Wednesday, December 26, 2018
Reader Rating: 5
A KPA teams up to take a tool out to the broader DC marketplace.

13 Years In, a Key Transamerica Exec Rises Again
Wednesday, December 26, 2018
Reader Rating: 4.5
The executive now oversees the distribution teams for all of the insurer's business lines, including retirement plans.

SRP Adds Four Offices and Keeps Hunting
Wednesday, December 26, 2018
The Kestra-affiliated KPA aggregator now has 17 locations and more than $11 billion in assets.

A Texas KPA Shifts to a Michigan B-D
Monday, December 24, 2018
This retirement plan advisor previously used Kestra as his broker-dealer and RIA.

The House Passes a Broad Retirement Bill
Friday, December 21, 2018
A piece of retirement legislation has passed the House. Will it pass the Senate?

An 18-Year Industry Vet Joins Valic In Utah
Friday, December 21, 2018
The newbie serves as a senior RM.

$8.1T and Counting
Friday, December 21, 2018
Reader Rating: 5
A new report finds that Americans hold $8.1 trillion in DC plans, and more than half of that is in 401(k)s.

That New KPA Conference Series Expands
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Reader Rating: 3
A new conference series for 401(k) plan advisors is set to continue in 2019.

Darian Hires a 30-Year Industry Vet
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Reader Rating: 3.67
An industry veteran with over 30 years of experience joins Darianís team.

LongView Creates a 403b ESG First With TIAA
Thursday, December 20, 2018
A New Mexico plan sponsor adds custom model portfolios, with a twist.

Klein Expands His C-Suite and Board with Tech Vets
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Reader Rating: 5
Klein makes new additions to the C-Suite and board of directors.

For Deal 18, Ascensus Goes to Washington State
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Reader Rating: 5
The private equity-backed, open architecture RKer is acquiring another TPA, this time in the pacific northwest.

Clune and His Team Join a New Gallagher Unit
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
He now serves as national retirement plan consulting practice leader and plans to build out more infrastructure.

A Texas KPA Vet Rises to SVP
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
The promotion comes four years after an acquirer bought the shop.

A Top PCS Exec Departs After 11 Months
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
There is no word yet on a successor.

The GE 401k Lawsuit Proceeds, Partially
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
A lawsuit against General Electric proceeds after a dismissal motion.

A Key Bisys/Ascensus Exec Retires
Monday, December 17, 2018
Reader Rating: 4.67
A leader at Ascensus is poised to retire after more than two decades with the firm.

For 2019, Mercer Suggests Participant Segmentation, 338, and More
Monday, December 17, 2018
The consulting shop weighs in with ideas for plan sponsors looking to next year.



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