Fidelity Investments today enhanced its free iPhone and iPod touch application to provide workplace savings plan participants access to retirement account information in a secure and easy-to-use app. Available from iTunes, the app now enables Fidelity's more than 14 million 401(k) and 403(b) plan participants to quickly view balances, positions and year-to-date history, including their personal rate of return (PRR). Here is more info:
The enhancement of Fidelity?s mobile app puts the power of its award-winning online workplace sites, such as Fidelity NetBenefits, into the hands of participants who carry an iPhone or iPod touch. After a free download from the iTunes App Store, participants can track retirement savings accounts closely by viewing their investment choices, such as the mutual funds they hold; account balances; year-to-date performance and a personal rate of return; and recent account transactions. Participant account balances are updated daily.
In February, Fidelity Mobilesm launched a brokerage trading app, enabling stock, option, ETF and mutual fund trading over a secure trade ticket powered by Apple?s Multi-Touch user interface. Fidelity long has been a leader in mobile computing, introducing mobile trading on a RIM pager more than 10 years ago. Since then, Fidelity Mobile has given brokerage customers access to comprehensive investment services on an extensive variety of handheld devices, including Blackberry, Palm and other Web-enabled phones.