Tag: Markets

Art by Mark Wang

Pension Plan Glide Paths Need to Evolve

As funding status improves, it is important for most employers to take pension investment risk off the table and move to liability-driven strategies.

Helping Participants Brace for Market Volatility

The only person who gets hurt on a rollercoaster is the one who jumps out; advisers should stress that volatility is the price individuals pay for long-term performance.

Investment Product and Service Launches

MassMutual debuts RetireSMART TDF series with J.P. Morgan glide paths; Delta Data launches proprietary product manager; and AXA doubles down on SRI/ESG integration.

Bull and Bear Market Fundamentals for Participants

All too often, participants are focused on what markets have done in the last several months or years, and they get away from remembering the basics of long-term investing and saving.

Demand for Private Debt Creates Crowded Market

Institutional investors’ interest in mid-market corporate direct lending is driving large capital flows into a squeezed portion of the market, according to Willis Towers Watson, resulting in downward pressure on returns and greater risk.