Olivia Jack

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

Email: ojack@corporateinsight.com

Author's Posts

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. […]

Retirement Plan Monitor Awards: Changes in Participant Priorities and Behavior Lead to Podium Shake Up

January 25, 2017 by
This year, the Retirement Plan Monitor Awards Report featured much more turnover among podium winners than in previous years, due in part to revamped criteria importance weightings. These weightings are largely determined by the results of Corporate Insight’s DC participant surveys, which had more than 1,500 respondents this year and took a deeper dive into […]

Wells Fargo’s Retirement City Brings Innovation to Participant Education

January 09, 2017 by
Between the uncertain future of Social Security and decline of traditional pensions, it has never been more important for Americans to understand what it takes to prepare for retirement. Wells Fargo is broadening its retirement outreach with its new Retirement City game—a virtual world with quizzes and challenges to sharpen retirement knowledge. Participants choose from […]

Lincoln Financial’s New Participant Site Encourages Education and Engagement

November 20, 2016 by
Lincoln Financial’s new private site has a clear focus on educating participants and encouraging them to engage with the retirement planning process; the firm introduced responsive design and two retirement readiness resources to the homepage and launched the new Learning Center.

VALIC’s New Sites Embody Key Digital Retirement Trends

October 26, 2016 by
VALIC recently completely overhauled its public and participant websites. The new sites bear little resemblance to their former versions and embody key trends that have emerged in the digital DC plan participant landscape over the last year, including the proliferation of responsive design as well as an increased focus on employee retirement readiness and overall […]