PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 22, 2012--
Standard Retirement Services, Inc. ("The Standard") is launching two
enhanced retirement plan websites to provide advisors, employers and
participants with a more informative and intuitive online experience.
The two websites are: PlanNet®, a retirement plan management resource
for advisors and employers, and Personal Savings Center, a financial
savings and management tool for participants.
These online tools have been upgraded based on direct user feedback.
PlanNet enhancements include improved navigation for quicker access to
popular plan management tools, along with more prominent displays of key
plan information, such as plan investment balances and participant
activity. Similar enhancements have been made to Personal Savings
Center, providing easier access to investment management tools and more
prominent displays of key account information, such as current balance,
investment return, contribution history and loan activity.
In addition, both websites have increased their use of graphics to help
deliver key data and educational information in a more compelling and
“These upgrades are a direct result of our strong collaboration with
plan advisors and their clients,” said Harley Spring, vice president of
Plan Services. “As a result of their feedback, our customers’ online
experiences are now more intuitive and streamlined, making it easier to
quickly access the most important information.”
The Standard also recently enhanced its participant statements and
enrollment communication materials. “Our high commitment to service has
led to our ongoing and significant investments in the tools and
resources necessary to help employees reach retirement readiness,”
Spring added. “We continually listen to advisors and employers to make
sure we are delivering on our promises and adding long-term value to our
StanCorp Equities, Inc., member FINRA, distributes group annuity
contracts issued by Standard Insurance Company and may provide other
brokerage services. Third-party administrative services are provided by
Standard Retirement Services, Inc. Investment advisory services are
provided by StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., a registered investment
About The Standard
The Standard is a leading provider of financial products and services,
including group and individual disability insurance, group life, AD&D,
dental and vision insurance, retirement plans products and services,
individual annuities and investment advice. For more information about
The Standard, visit www.standard.com.
The Standard is the marketing name for StanCorp Financial Group, Inc.
and its subsidiaries: Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life
Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc.,
StanCorp Mortgage Investors, Inc., StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc.,
StanCorp Real Estate, LLC, and StanCorp Equities, Inc.
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