Top Industries With the Best 401k Plans for 2013

Law tops our 2013 list of industries with the best 401(k) plans, while blue collar industries such as Manufacturing and Automotive beat out Health and Medicine. “The range of industries topping this list shows that employers of all types are taking necessary steps to set up employees for a secure retirement by providing a robust 401k plan,” said Brooks Herman, …

Top 401(k) Plans in Chicago for 2013

We are pleased to share BrightScope’s 2013 list of companies in the Chicago area with the highest ranked 401k plans containing more than $100 million in assets. “Chicago’s highest-scoring plans continue to be among the country’s highest ranked, showing strong plans over a range of industries,” said Dan Weeks, Co-Founder of BrightScope. “The employees of these ‘Windy City’ companies can …

Top 25 401k Plans in the Automotive Industry

We are pleased to share the Top 25 companies in the automotive industry with the highest ranked 401k plans containing more than $100 million in assets.  This is the seventh list in a new series where we highlight the strongest plans within leading industries across the nation. “As one of the U.S’s larger industries, automotive companies carry much responsibility when it …

Top 25 Houston 401k Plans

BrightScope is pleased to announce the release of our third annual list of the top Houston area-based companies with the highest ranked 401k plans containing more than $100 million in assets. “Houston’s top 401k plans, while impressive in the past, keep getting better year over year—now we see higher ratings from the top to bottom of this prestigious list,” said …

Top 15 Sports Organizations with the Best 401k Plans

BrightScope is pleased to announce the Top 15 organizations in the sports industry with the highest ranked 401k plans containing more than $25 million in assets. This is the sixth list in a new series where BrightScope highlights the strongest plans within leading industries across the nation. “It’s easy to see our favorite athletes and sports teams on television and …

Top 25 Washington D.C. Area-Based 401k Plans

BrightScope is pleased to share our third annual list of the top Washington D.C. area-based companies with the highest ranked 401k plans containing more than $100 million in assets. “It is gratifying to observe the positive changes these Washington D.C. companies have made to their plans year over year,” said Dan Weeks, Co-Founder of BrightScope. “By tracking progress with the …

Top 25 401k Plans in the Airline Industry

BrightScope is pleased to announce the Top 25 companies in the airline industry with the highest ranked 401k plans containing more than $100 million in assets. This is the fifth list in a new series where BrightScope highlights the strongest plans within leading industries across the nation. “In an industry with such a large number of employees, it is exponentially …

BrightScope Top 30 401k Plans of 2012

Today BrightScope is pleased to announce the Top 30 401k Plans of 2012. BrightScope’s Top 30 list comprises large 401k plans with high overall quality, as measured by the BrightScope Rating. The BrightScope Rating measures how effective a 401k plan is at getting its participants to retirement. More details about the BrightScope Rating can be obtained in the FAQ section of the …

BrightScope Streamlines Plan Component Ratings

Since our launch in 2009 we have seen steadily increasing usage of our ratings by sponsors, providers, advisors and the press, and have recently set new high water marks in traffic and paid subscribers across our product suite. While our BrightScope Rating system is used widely, we will continue to seek improvements that ensure the BrightScope ratings reflect the evolving …

TIPS Funds Continue Strong DC Asset Growth

Today BrightScope’s research team is pleased to announce the release of a new white paper: TIPS Funds Continue Strong DC Asset Growth in tandem with a list of the Top 20 TIPS Funds in the retirement marketplace. The white paper looks at the top TIPS funds in the retirement marketplace and evaluates how those funds and the overall TIPS market …