2021 Was Another Banner Year for Retirement Savers

Employer-sponsored retirement plans and individual retirement accounts reached almost $40 trillion in total assets by the end of last year, even as a recovering economy faced some key pain points, according to new data released by the Investment Company Institute.

The Case for Alternatives in DC Plans

Defined contribution plan sponsors including alternative investments may need to use retirement plan advisers to evaluate and monitor the investments, because alternative investments typically have higher fees than traditional asset classes.