Risk within target-date funds

The biggest risk to target-date funds isn’t what you’d expect

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. 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.

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.

Best of PLANSPONSOR National Conference

Best of 2017 PLANSPONSOR National Conference events attract plan sponsors and retirement plan advisers across the country

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.

One Size Does Not Fit All

Selecting and monitoring a QDIA is one of the most important plan sponsor duties

An Income Mindset

Offering participants a means to protect their savings in retirement

Stable Value Protection and Growth: Not Mutually Exclusive

During times of market volatility, stable value has protected benefit plan sponsors from market downturns, earning the trust of defined contribution (DC) plan participants aiming to preserve the value…