Olivia Jack

Olivia is a Research Associate for Retirement Plan Monitor and Retirement Plan Monitor - Institutional at Corporate Insight.

Email: ojack@corporateinsight.com

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Tips for Improving Participant App Home Screens

July 12, 2017 by
As consumers continue to turn to their mobile devices to monitor and manage their financial lives, their expectations for app design and functionality are being set by leading institutions both inside and outside of the financial services industry. Usage statistics show a significant percentage of users typically do not advance beyond plan homepages when accessing […]

Prudential’s New Retirement Mobile Apps Welcomed News as Mobile Device-Dependency Rises

July 10, 2017 by
According to eMarketer, in 2016, over 31 million Americans who accessed the internet did so solely using mobile devices. The company expects that number to rise to over 41 million by 2020. Americans’ growing dependency on mobile devices for internet access means recordkeeping firms must ensure that participants can engage with their retirement plans from […]

If I Had a Million Dollars…I Still Could Not Retire

June 13, 2017 by
The notion that one million dollars makes you rich is a prevalent, yet dangerous one. If you were to spend like the Barenaked Ladies, you would be a homeowner with a Picasso collection, full-time limousine driver and band of exotic pets. But if you make six figures a year and are hoping to maintain your […]

Tips for Improving Plan Sponsor Homepages

May 31, 2017 by
A well-designed homepage is among the most essential components of an effective retirement plan sponsor digital experience. As the front door of a plan sponsor portal, a homepage should communicate an assortment of critical plan information and illustrate the overall health of the plans that sponsors administer in a direct and intuitive manner. An effective […]

Could Nationwide’s New Guaranteed Retirement Income Option Fill a Marketplace Void?

May 09, 2017 by
The decline of traditional pensions, increase in life expectancy and potential for a low returns environment over the coming decades mean that many Americans will need to supplement the retirement income they can expect from Social Security and employer-sponsored plans to adequately prepare for retirement. Consumers currently have the option to choose from a number […]

Vanguard Unveils Modern and User-Friendly Retirement Plan Sponsor Website

April 20, 2017 by
Vanguard Retirement Plan Access, the firm’s 401(k) offering for small and mid-sized plans, recently overhauled its plan sponsor site. Vanguard introduced a more streamlined, intuitive navigation structure and an aesthetically appealing design that matches the participant website. Together, these enhancements make for a more modern and user-friendly digital experience. Vanguard revamped its small and mid-sized […]

Vanguard’s Revamped Participant Site Provides a Modernized, Simplified Digital Experience

April 20, 2017 by
Vanguard recently unveiled its new participant website, Vanguard Retirement Plan Access, its 401(k) offering for small and mid-sized plans. The firm introduced a revamped homepage, consolidated main menu and new site design. The new homepage clearly communicates key participant data and houses the firm’s updated Retirement Outlook tool. Its selection of quick links, coupled with […]

Empower Retirement Targets Millennials with New Ad Campaign

April 12, 2017 by
In recent months, numerous industry experts have voiced the opinion that stock market returns will continue to fall, not only over the short term but consistently over the coming decades. This has significant implications for millennials, many of whom are already struggling to save adequately for retirement in the face of more immediate financial concerns […]

Know What to Expect from Social Security?: Corporate Insight’s Latest White Paper Tackles Benefit Estimators

March 22, 2017 by
When it comes to retirement planning, it is of paramount importance that participants, particularly those nearing retirement, have an accurate understanding of their income needs and the income they are on track to have. False confidence, both in terms of underestimating needs and overestimating future income, can be terribly detrimental. As a part of this […]

The Emergence and Future of Plan Health Tools

March 03, 2017 by
In our February Retirement Plan Monitor – Institutional Report, we cover the major enhancements made to the plan sponsor portals of our coverage group since the launch of our research service in January 2015. While multiple firms have made significant enhancements to websites, the most momentous and prevalent was the introduction of plan health tools. […]