Latest Edition of Annual 403(b) Study Released by BrightScope and ICI

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (10 December 2018)—The average large 403(b) plan subject to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) offered 27 “core” investment options in 2015, a joint research study released today by BrightScope and the Investment Company Institute (ICI) has found. Offered by educational institutions, hospitals, and other nonprofit employers, 403(b) plans allow employees to make tax-deferred contributions, often include employer contributions, and offer a wide variety of investments.

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Brightscope and ICI Release Latest Edition of Comprehensive 401(k) Study

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (March 15, 2018)—An analysis from BrightScope and the Investment Company Institute of newly available 401(k) data shows that employers are using a range of plan features and a diverse mix of investment options to encourage retirement saving among their employees. The latest edition of the comprehensive study, The BrightScope/ICI Defined Contribution Plan Profile: A Close Look at …

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BrightScope 2016 Top 30 401k Plans

SAN DIEGO, Calif.  (26 February, 2018) – BrightScope, a Strategic Insight company, is pleased to announce the Top 30 401k Plans of 2016 report. BrightScope’s Top 30 list is comprised of large 401k plans with high overall quality, as measured by the BrightScope Rating. The BrightScope rating algorithm analyzes 200+ unique data points per plan and calculates a numerical score &

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BrightScope Announces Its Eighth Annual Top 30 401k Plans List

SAN DIEGO, Calif.  (21 February, 2017) – BrightScope (a Strategic Insight business ), the leading provider of independent financial information and investment research to the USA retirement industry, is proud to announce the eighth BrightScope year-end ranking of the Top 30 401k Plans List, recognizing companies with the best 401k plans containing more than $1 billion in assets. “This is &

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BrightScope Top 30 401k Plans of 2015

Today BrightScope is pleased to announce the Top 30 401k Plans of 2015. 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 …

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Top Social Influencers in the US

We are proud to announce an updated list of the Top 100 Most Social Financial Advisors. Advisors can find out how their social profiles rank for free by claiming their profile on BrightScope and adding their social media details. To learn more visit brightscope.com/advisor-pages. Most Influential Advisors on Social Media 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75 | 76-100 Rank BrightScope Profile …

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Top 25 Houston Area Companies with the Best 401k Plans

Today we announce the ranking of Houston, Texas companies with the highest rated 401k plans containing more than $100 million in assets. “The quality of 401k plans offered by Houston’s top rated companies exceed industry standards, all with a BrightScope Rating greater than 86,” said Brooks Herman, Head of Data & Research at BrightScope. “The most progressive companies realize employees …

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Top 25 Portland Area Companies with the Best 401k Plans

Today we announce the ranking of Portland, Oregon companies with the highest rated 401k plans containing more than $100 million in assets. “Top rated companies in Portland are exceeding expectations when it comes to improving employee retirement plan offerings,” said Brooks Herman, Head of Data & Research at BrightScope. “The most progressive employers realize that people are increasingly interested in being better …

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403(b) Plans Offer Diverse Array of Investment Options

BrightScope/ICI Study Also Finds Total Costs of 403(b) Plans Decreased from 2009 to 2012 Employees of educational institutions and other nonprofit employers who participate in 403(b) plans enjoy many investment options in their plans, according to a research study by BrightScope and the Investment Company Institute released today. The new study, “The BrightScope/ICI Defined Contribution Plan Profile: A Close Look at …

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Introducing Fund Pages

A free and simple research tool for mutual funds:  BrightScope.com/Fund-Pages BrightScope has already helped thousands review and compare 401(k) options.  Now we’re excited to expand our mission of increasing transparency in financial services to include mutual funds and ETFs.  Fund Pages provides individual investors and financial professionals with deep insights which were previously expensive or hard to find. Funds at a glance With Fund Pages …

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