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THOUGHT LEADERSHIP ARCHIVE
The biggest risk to target-date funds isn’t what you’d expect
Challenges to bond fund returns include rising rates, slow growth, political uncertainty, demand constraints and more. That’s why many defined contribution (DC) plan sponsors are exploring whether their plan’s fixed income choices are sufficient to meet the needs of participants.
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.