Saving for Retirement: Americans Know What They Should Do, But Challenge Lies in Follow-through
March 17, 2014
Capital One ShareBuilder’s Financial Freedom Survey Finds Disparity Between Setting Goals and Taking Action
While most Americans understand the importance of saving for retirement, taking the necessary steps to build an adequate nest egg continues to lag on their priority lists, according to Capital One ShareBuilder’s Financial Freedom Survey measuring current sentiment and behaviors related to investing and retirement, and gauging America’s progress on the path to financial freedom.
Capital One ShareBuilder Announces Black Friday and Cyber Monday Investing Specials
November 26, 2013
Up to $1,000 Cash Bonus When Opening and Funding a New IRA Account; Up to $150 When Opening a New Brokerage Account and Placing Trades
Capital One ShareBuilder is helping shoppers boost their investments this holiday season with three exclusive promotions running between “Black Friday” on November 29 and “Cyber Monday” on December 2.
Capital One ShareBuilder Upgrades Research with Morningstar® Analyst Reports and Ratings, and New Investment Comparison Tool
November 12, 2013
Customers Now Have Access to Morningstar’s Mutual Fund and ETF Research, Plus Analyst Ratings
In its ongoing quest to empower investors with quality tools and information, Capital One ShareBuilder now offers direct access to Morningstar mutual fund and exchange traded fund (“ETF”) research and analyst reports, as well as Morningstar’s proprietary Analyst Ratings for mutual funds, which ranks funds Gold, Silver, Bronze, Neutral or Negative based on key fundamental criteria.
Capital One ShareBuilder Offers Mini Options Trading for Individual Investors
September 23, 2013
Options Trades Up 30 percent in Second Quarter of 2013
Capital One ShareBuilder today announced the availability of mini options contracts for qualified retail investor customers.
Capital One ShareBuilder Recognized for Excellence in Customer Service by the American Business Awards
July 12, 2013
ShareBuilder Receives Gold Stevie Award for Customer Service Team of the Year
Capital One ShareBuilder has been recognized for superior customer service by the 2013 American Business Awards, one of the nation’s premier business awards program. The online brokerage received first place for Customer Service Team of the Year, awarded to ShareBuilder’s Customer Advocate team; second place for Customer Service Executive of the Year, awarded to ShareBuilder’s Head of Customer Service Bob Weintraub; and third place for Customer Service Department of the Year.
Retirement a Growing Priority for Small Business Owners
July 23, 2013
401(k) Plans, Matching Programs and Confidence Up Sharply Compared to 2008, According to National Survey by ShareBuilder 401k
After weathering a recession that forced many to curb, cut and sometimes even tap into employee retirement savings plans, small business owners are offering and investing in 401(k) plans at rates considerably higher than five years ago.
ShareBuilder 401k Announces “No Fee Week” July 24-31
July 23, 2013
Businesses Can Save Up to $995 in Set-Up Fees and Help Get Employees On the Road to Retirement
ShareBuilder 401k, a leading provider of low-cost, all-ETF 401(k) plans for small and medium sized businesses, will offer its first-ever “No Fee Week” enabling business owners to provide a 401(k) plan for their employees without the typical up-front costs to get a plan started.
Capital One ShareBuilder Debuts New Research and Portfolio Analysis Tools
June 13, 2013
In its ongoing quest to simplify investing, Capital One ShareBuilder has introduced new tools designed to help investors enhance their portfolio holdings and generate actionable trading ideas.
Capital One ShareBuilder Reduces and Simplifies Trade Commissions
March 1, 2013
$6.95 flat base rate for real-time trades, available to all customers with no trading or account minimum requirements
In its continued commitment to delivering simple and affordable investing, Capital One ShareBuilder is introducing a new, flat base commission structure for real-time trades, available to all investors regardless of account size and trading activity level.
More Than a Third of Americans Aren't Saving for Retirement
Getting older may not be easy, but taking a back seat with your retirement plan could lead to a destiny that is more glum than golden. A new survey from Capital One ShareBuilder reveals that while a majority (54 percent) of Americans plan to retire by age 65, many (36 percent) are not actively contributing to a retirement plan, and more than a quarter (26 percent) are unsure how much they need to save. The survey of American pre-retirees found that while confidence in the ability to save for retirement has improved (with 33 percent claiming to be more confident than they were a year ago), nearly one in four (23 percent) are concerned they may never save enough to retire.
ShareBuilder by Capital One Debuts New Look, Knowledge Center and Research Tools for Investors
November 12, 2012
Coming Soon: iPad® App Featuring Customizable Mobile Dashboard
In conjunction with the launch of its new name, logo and redesigned website, Capital One ShareBuilder today introduced a selection of new interactive educational and research tools to help investors make informed investing decisions.
Survey: New 401(k) Fee Notices Causing Confusion Among Small Business Owners
September 12, 2012
Eighty-Three Percent Still Have Questions about Fees and Are Unsure of What to do Next, According to National Survey by ShareBuilder 401k
This summer the U.S. Department of Labor put new rules in place to make it easier for 401(k) plan sponsors and participants to understand how much they’re paying in 401(k) fees. But a recent national survey of small business owners conducted by ShareBuilder 401k found many plan sponsors are still feeling confused when it comes to understanding the costs within their plans, and are unprepared for questions from their employees.
ShareBuilder from ING DIRECT Investing Launches Online Bond Funds Center
August 23, 2012
New Tools, Education and Third-Party Resources Help Self-Directed Investors Diversify in Fixed Income
ShareBuilder from ING DIRECT Investing today introduced an online Bond Funds Center offering easy access to fixed income mutual funds and ETFs, and featuring educational tools and resources designed to help self-directed investors learn about and diversify in fixed income1.
ShareBuilder 401k Introduces New Tools to Help Companies Assess 401(k) Fees
June 18, 2012
New 401(k) Fee Disclosures Enable Employers to Determine if They’re Paying Too Much in Fees
With new federal laws requiring 401(k) providers to deliver transparent fee disclosure documents to plan sponsor companies by July 1, ShareBuilder 401k has introduced tools available at www.401kFeeSaver.com that make it easy for companies to calculate the fees they and their employees are paying, and determine whether or not those costs are reasonable.
ShareBuilder from ING DIRECT Investing Launches IPO Center for Self-Directed Investors
May 9, 2012
IPO-related News, Dates and Performance Details Help Investors Track Top Performers and Gauge What New Securities Are Right for Them
ShareBuilder from ING DIRECT Investing has introduced a new online IPO Center providing the latest news, dates and performance information to help self-directed investors track recent and soon-to-come initial public offerings (“IPOs”) and determine what new-to-market securities may be a good fit for their portfolios.
ShareBuilder 401k Adds Five New Funds to its All-ETF 401(k) Lineup
March 28, 2012
New Options Including Gold Fund Enable Small Business Owners and Employees to Better Plan for Retirement Through Changing Markets
ShareBuilder 401k, a leading provider of retirement plans for small and mid-size business owners and their employees, is expanding its All-ETF 401(k) platform with the addition of five new funds aimed at helping investors diversify, preserve and grow assets over time and through various market conditions.