Thought Leadership Round-Up Brought to you by PLANSPONSOR

PLANSPONSOR is pleased to present the next edition of our Thought Leadership Round-Up newsletter. Here we feature articles, whitepapers, and Video from thought leaders in the industry. The content is intended to help plan sponsors gain a deeper understanding of nascent trends and provide key insights and analysis on the retirement benefits space.

FEATURED ARTICLES
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The Risk of Overlooking Retirement Plan Loan Defaults
A conversation with George White, EVP and COO, Custodia Financial, LLC
Sponsored by Custodia Financial
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The Costs of Student Loan Debt at Work
Student loans play a greater role in workplace financial wellness and employee health than plan sponsors might anticipate.
Sponsored by Fidelity Investments
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Fixed income: How active do you want to go?
Challenges to bond fund returns include rising rates, slow growth, political uncertainty, demand constraints and more. 
Sponsored by BlackRock
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One Size Does Not Fit All
Selecting and monitoring a QDIA is one of the most important plan sponsor duties
Sponsored by American Century Investments
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Stable Value Protection and Growth: Not Mutually Exclusive
Sponsored by MetLife
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Workplace Financial Wellness
Sponsored by Charles Schwab
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Target-Date Funds: Built to Weather Volatility
Uncertainty is often the cause of knee-jerk reactions by investors. Many DC plan sponsors select target-date funds (TDFs) as their plan’s qualified default investment alternative to curb emotional investing.
Sponsored by Vanguard
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An Income Mindset
Offering participants a means to protect their savings in retirement
Sponsored by MetLife
FEATURED WHITEPAPERS
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AIQ: The Chairman
How Xi Jinping is shaping China’s future
Sponsored by AVIVA Investors
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Best Practices For Addressing Automatic Participant Rollovers
Saving plan sponsors time and money while reconnecting participants with their retirement savings
Sponsored by DST Systems
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The Participant magazine, the Longevity Issue
The Participant takes a deeper look at longevity, exploring new opportunities for retirement savers.
Sponsored by State Street Global Advisors
FEATURED WEBCASTS
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Actions DC Plans Can Take Today

Today’s defined contribution (DC) plan sponsors face a myriad of priorities, responsibilities, and decisions in day-to-day plan administration. Sometimes high-impact strategic actions are pushed aside by the routine, but necessary, responsibilities the plan sponsor must fulfill every day. How do you prioritize?

Sponsored by Russell Investments
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Cyber security: Trends and strategies to protect plan data

In today’s ever-changing tech landscape, cyber data breaches are growing increasingly commonplace and sophisticated—which makes protecting a plan’s system data more challenging and important than ever. Learning how the global cyber threat environment is evolving enables plan sponsors to use this timely information to help maintain, update and perhaps improve their current security strategies.  

Sponsored by Nationwide
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Simplicity is Sophistication When Contemplating Retirement Income

There is a wide spectrum of choice when it comes to adding a retirement income solution to a defined contribution (DC) plan. The key to ensuring successful retirement outcomes for DC plan participants is largely dependent on their ability to understand the solutions available to them.

Sponsored by MetLife
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Are Your Retirement Plan Investments Too Expensive? CITs are dramatically reducing costs for plans across the country.

Are you sure your retirement plan investments aren’t charging your employees too much? Did you know that mutual funds aren’t the only investments out there to choose from when building an investment lineup? 

Sponsored by GRP Advisor Alliance
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Dynamic Defaults: The Future of Default Investing?

Target-date funds have become one of the most common default investment offerings in defined contribution plans today, but they’re not perfect. TDFs can be a less expensive, one-size-fits-all solution. 

Sponsored by Morningstar
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Health, Wealth and the Future of Retirement

Why is now the time to focus on health savings accounts (HSAs)? Many employers are exploring ways to integrate healthcare savings with retirement plan savings. Learn how to address this trend and navigate the convergence of health and wealth.

Sponsored by Empower Retirement
FEATURED VIDEOS
The Ayco Approach
Sponsored by Ayco
Financial Wellness Trends
Sponsored by Ayco
Key Factors In Choosing a Target Date Fund
Sponsored by John Hancock Investments
What’s Driving Growth and Innovation
Sponsored by John Hancock Investments
Differentiating Glide Path Strategies
Sponsored by John Hancock Investments
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