Budget reconciliation legislation set for debate in Congress gives top billing to universal paid family and medical leave, but key retirement policies also stand out, including a broad mandate for employers to offer retirement plans.
Roughly seven million people have made Tennessee their personal home, and the number keeps growing. The number of companies picking Tennessee as their corporate home is continually on the rise, too, for a wealth of important business reasons.
“Chrysalis is a late-stage private equity fund. … Where they invest in private companies who are probably within the next three, four or five years a candidate to go public, which I think, obviously, is in line with our ambitions,” Smart U.S. CEO Jodan Ledford said.
What’s the future of retirement post-pandemic? Smart, a leading retirement technology business and one of the UK’s largest providers of retirement plans, recently launched the Future of Global Retirement report.
Smart, the global retirement technology leader that entered the US in 2020 to provide recordkeeping and retirement savings solutions for pooled employer plans under the SECURE Act, announced today that it is concluding a $228M Series D funding round.
Jodan Ledford is the US CEO of Smart, providers of Smart Pension, a pensions and retirement technology business. He advises that, despite the challenging global environment, 2020 was “an outstanding year for Smart.”
A marketer of retirement plan software has brought on board a handful of senior executives to help lead its launch in the United States, where it plans to focus on the pooled employer plans that are launching next year.
Almost a year after passage of the SECURE Act, the U.S. retirement plan market is preparing for what could be the biggest change to employer-provided retirement benefits since the launch of the 401(k) plan.
With retirement savings industry Veteran Jodan Ledford at the helm, Smart enters the US market with industry adoption already on a par with the country's second-largest recordkeeper by number of plans.
Thirteen percent of Americans over age 55 who expect to retire plan to delay it now because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a survey released this week by Smart, a global retirement technology platform.
With Congress set to consider legislation implementing automatic retirement arrangements, a new report by Smart maintains that the legislation will enhance retirement security and be simple for small employers to comply with.