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Investing
Considering the Arguments for and Against Actively Managed Funds in DC Plans
Considering the Arguments for and Against Actively Managed Funds in DC Plans
The debate continues following a recent publication from the CFA Institute Research Foundation which asks, ‘Is active management worth it?’
Data and Research
Supporting Employees Is Now More Important Than Ever
Almost half of U.S. employees surveyed said they would be less likely to leave their job if they felt supported by their employer. 
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Research
2021 Recordkeeping Survey
Benefits
Defined Benefit vs. Defined Contribution: Understanding the Costs of Each
Investing
Considering the Arguments for and Against Actively Managed Funds in DC Plans
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Three Steps to New Growth for Retirement Plan Providers
FIS’ 2021 Readiness Report reveals the paths to new growth for retirement plan providers.
Market Mirror
Yesterday, the Dow gained 261.91 points (0.76%) to finish at 34,869.63, the Nasdaq was down 9.91 points (0.07%) at 15,105.58, and the S&P 500 increased 10.15 points (0.23%) to 4,468.73. The Russell 2000 closed 13.24 points (0.59%) higher at 2,240.78, and the Wilshire 5000 was up 76.17 points (0.16%) at 46,420.65.

The price of the 10-year Treasury note was up 1/32, decreasing its yield to 1.326%. The price of the 30-year Treasury bond increased 28/32, bringing its yield down to 1.908%.
Cover
The Truth About Plan Lawsuits
Experts weigh in on the confusing, and at times contradictory, litigation landscape, for retirement plan fiduciaries.
Plan Profile
Making Its QDIA Personal
This sponsor’s default investment is now managed accounts.
Small Talk
ON THIS DATE: In 1814, Francis Scott Key penned a poem which was later set to music and in 1931 became America’s national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner.” In 1866, George K. Anderson patented the typewriter ribbon. In 1901, President William McKinley died of gunshot wounds inflicted by an assassin. Vice President Theodore Roosevelt, at age 42, succeeded him. In 1940, the Selective Service Act was passed by Congress, providing the first peacetime draft in the United States. In 1948, in New York City, a groundbreaking ceremony took place at the site of the United Nations’ world headquarters. In 1960, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) was founded. The core members were Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Venezuela. In 1975, Elizabeth Ann Seton was canonized by Pope Paul VI at the Vatican in Rome, becoming the first American-born Catholic saint. In 1984, Joe Kittinger became the first person to fly a balloon solo across the Atlantic Ocean. In 2001, the FBI released the names of the 19 suspected hijackers that had taken part in the September 11 terror attacks on the U.S.
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