November 21, 2013 by Drew Maresca Corporate Insight was in attendance for the 2013 SPARK Forum, an annual retirement conference which was held in West Palm Beach, Florida earlier this month. The conference offers industry leaders a venue to discuss a variety of hot-button issues and topics including mobile capabilities and the legislation surrounding retirement plans.
May 16, 2013 by Drew Maresca Retirement Plan Monitor is the latest addition to Corporate Insight’s lineup of Monitor research services. The service continuously tracks and analyzes the online and offline customer experience 18 leading retirement plan providers offer plan participants. The research focuses on website design and usability, online tools and transaction capabilities, education resources, client account documents, plan pricing, fees and more. Subscribers have access to in-depth monthly reports and updates examining key aspects of the online participant experience.
February 05, 2013 by Drew Maresca Vanguard offers participants a good selection of account information and educational resources on their mobile apps. Vanguard’s apps are available on the Android, iPhone and iPad, making them one of the few firms in our Retirement Plan Monitor coverage group to offer an app for participants that is optimized for use on the iPad.
January 24, 2013 by Drew Maresca Preparing for Retirement: A Closer Look at Online Retirement Planning Resources focuses on the retirement tools leading plan providers offer participants online. The presentation slide deck is based on our latest Retirement Plan Monitor report, Retirement Planners: More than the Average Calculator, which goes behind-the login to offer in-depth reviews of the planning tools offered by leading providers.
October 02, 2012 by Drew Maresca Our inaugural Retirement Plan Monitor monthly report reviews the participant websites offered by 16 leading defined contribution plan providers. The reviews focus on navigation, investment information, education resources, tools and other key online capabilities.
September 27, 2012 by Drew Maresca As you football fans out there already know, the NFLRA (National Football League Referees Association) has been engaged in a bitter labor dispute with the NFL that has forced the league to use replacement refs for the first three weeks of regular season games. The replacement referees have been much maligned for their questionable calls and game management. The situation came to a head this past Monday, when a blown call determined the outcome of the Monday Night Football game. Fortunately, an agreement has since been reached between the league and NFLRA to get the regular refs back to work starting tonight.