Collective Investment Trusts have been used for almost a century, but are becoming increasingly popular. In a new Advisor Magazine article, Ken Waineo, investment product and sales director at The Standard, shares 4 key benefits of utilizing CITs when building a retirement plan lineup and how advisors can communicate their value to plan sponsors.
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For clients or plan sponsors with plan participants who would benefit from a lower-risk investment in their portfolio, stable value funds can be a great investment choice. Read more about stable value funds in the latest @advisorsmagazine article by Kent Bartell, director of investment research at The Standard.
“Accurate employee data is the key to a healthy retirement plan. Without it, employers can be exposed to greater risk, and correcting bad data takes extra time.” Joel Mee, senior director of Retirement Plan Sales, shared with Employee Benefit News the importance of data technology to ensure healthy, accurate retirement plans.
Joel Mee, senior director of Retirement Plan Sales at The Standard, shares with @PlanSponsor the importance of plan sponsors partnering with providers utilizing data technology. Read more about how plan sponsors can avoid operational errors in retirement plans.
Having a retirement plan provider serve as a 3(16) administrative fiduciary can help give employers peace of mind. Read more in this Advisor Magazine article by Rob Baumgarten, vice president of Retirement Plan Sales at The Standard.
“That’s a boring way to spend my money” is one of the common objections heard when broaching the topic of life insurance. Jennifer Gassaway, a product manager at The Standard, highlights ways to overcome common life insurance objections in ThinkAdvisor.
43% of employees aren’t comfortable selecting their own retirement investment options. Advisors can help. Learn how in this Advisor Magazine article by Rob Baumgarten, vice president of Retirement Plan Sales at The Standard.
How can you balance technology and tailored solutions when having the conversation about retirement planning? Ken Waineo, senior director of business development for Retirement Plan Sales at The Standard, highlights managed services.
The Standard's new Stable Asset Fund options give you more ways to meet the needs and preferences of your employees.
Only 33% of employees feel confident about their retirement readiness. Are your clients prepared to support their employees? Read the InsuranceNewsNet article based on research from The Standard.