The Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) recently issued new guidance in the form of a fact sheet covering the basics of target-date funds and tips for selecting target-date retirement funds (TDFs).
PBS Frontline’s recent episode on the defined contribution retirement industry pulled no punches. By highlighting a series of real-life people who have suffered significant losses in their retirement savings, Martin Smith, the episode’s producer, put the spotlight on hidden and high fees, conflicts of interest, and stock market risk as being at the core of what he called America’s retirement crisis.
Arnerich Massena advisors Vincent Galindo and Jake O’Shaughnessy have both been tapped to speak at this year’s NAGDCA Annual Conference (National Association of Government Defined Contribution Administrators, Inc.). Both Jake and Vincent are veteran speakers at NAGDCA, having presented on topics ranging from the RFP process to fiduciary risks. Vincent has also served on the NAGDCA Annual Conference Committee, Education Taskforce, Investment Policy Taskforce, and Legislative Committee.
Depending on who you ask, you will get wildly different answers as to what the highlight of the 2013 TEDxPortland event was — the live cheetah on stage, the art auction, Tom Brokaw, the after party at Jimmy Maks, or the fact that the speakers were available all day if you wanted to shake hands or just chat — all of these made the day interesting, informative, and inspiring.
Arnerich Massena’s I AM Learning Partnership’s Girls’ Club engages in a variety of activities during their weekly meetings like community service fundraising, arts and crafts, and sometimes just straight up girl talk. Read more