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PIMCO: TDF Selection – Monitoring is Not One-Size-Fits-All

PIMCO : TDF Selection

PIMCO: TDF Selection, Monitoring Is Not One-Size-Fits-All. PIMCO recently conducted a Q&A on target date fund (TDF) selection and monitoring with senior leaders from some of the top defined contribution ...

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Proprietary Target Date Funds Dwindling in 401k Plans 

Proprietary Target Date Funds Dwindling

Proprietary Target Date Funds Dwindling in 401k Plans.  When 401k plans first became popular, many record keepers only offered proprietary investments. Driven by market demand, record keepers were forced ...

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What Lies Beyond Target Date Funds

Investing in defined contribution (DC) plans is different than any other market. Most plan participants don’t have access to a personal financial planner and they are among the least ...

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Managed Accounts: The Future of Default Options in DC Plans?

Commenting on the dramatic growth of target date funds(TDFs) in defined contribution plans, the head of retirement research for Morningstar blogging in the Wall Street Journal (subscription required) asks ...

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Shift to Target Date Funds Highlights Evolving DC Plans

  Fred’s Take: Unlike any investment available to workers in defined contribution (DC) plans, target date funds (TDFs) highlight the evolution of DC plans to become more like defined ...

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