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Guide to Common 401k Investments (DCIIA)

The following whitepaper is provided by permission of the Defined Contribution Institutional Investment Association (DCIIA). 401kTV would like to acknowledge the generosity of the DCIIA in allowing us to distribute this information to our plan sponsor visitors who manage their company 401k plans and would like to learn more about common 401k investments.

The study provides some useful reference information such as : how certain investments operate and the differences between account types. It also tracks the aggregate composition of a plan’s investment distribution which shows parties how they match against the industry overall.

Finally, the study offers an extensive list of 401k investment definitions, legal requirements and background information. One of the highlights of the study focuses on clarifying common misconceptions and myths associated with investment vehicle structure.

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Source: DCIIA