Wharton School’s Pension Research Council Welcomes Financial Engines as Senior Partner

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The Pension Research Council at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce that Financial Engines has rejoined the Council as a Senior Partner of the Council for 2014. Financial Engines first joined the PRC as an Institutional Member in 2007.

Jason Scott, Managing Director of the Retiree Research Center at Financial Engines said, “The Pension Research Council of the Wharton School has made significant contributions to understanding how people worldwide prepare for retirement, and we are delighted to support this effort. We look forward to working with our academic and business partners to advance research, explore policy issues, and develop innovative approaches to retirement in the United States and abroad.”

Olivia S. Mitchell, Professor of Insurance/Risk Management and Applied Economics/Policy, and Executive Director of the Wharton’s Pension Research Council at the University of Pennsylvania, said: “The Council is delighted to continue its close research relationship with Financial Engines. We look forward to expanding our work together on retirement security.”

Financial Engines is America’s largest defined contribution managed account provider dedicated to making high-quality retirement help available to everyone, regardless of how much money they have. They use sophisticated technology to deliver services that help individuals set an appropriate risk level for their goals and situation, and create a diversified investment portfolio from among the investment choices available in their employer’s 401(k) plan.

The Pension Research Council is committed to generating debate on key policy issues affecting pensions and other employee benefits. The Council sponsors interdisciplinary research on private pension and social security programs, as well as related benefit plans in the United States and around the world. It supports scholarly research on global aging, successful retirement, and retirement income security while facilitating access to research and data critical to the investigation of retirement security. Recent working papers are available for download at The Pension Research Council Working Paper Library.

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