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January 10, 2017

401(k) Traders Stayed the Course in 2016

“The rise of assets in target-date funds accounts for some of the light-trading in 401(k)s we saw in 2016,” explains Rob Austin at Aon Hewitt.

January 06, 2017

Should DC Plans Include Private Equity in TDFs?

Adding private equity into a custom TDF’s asset class mix can potentially increase a DC plan participant’s total amount saved and distributable by about 8.7%, according to a new study. 

December 27, 2016

ESG Investing Had a Big Year in 2016

ESG investing was once seen as a fiduciary risk not worth taking among many plan sponsors and their advisers, but now these funds are seeing substantial growth.

December 16, 2016

Populism Just One of Many Market Forces in 2017

Investment managers are assessing how social forces such as populism and a desire in many industries for less regulation could impact global growth and portfolio performance. 

December 07, 2016

Helping Participants Get the Most out of TDFs

Even though TDFs have been gaining some impressive traction in the DC plan space, many participants are not using these investment vehicles in the way they were designed.