Retirement

When Bull & Bear Collide: Target-Date Evaluation in Volatile Times

Rich Weiss, Nancy Pilotte, and Glenn Dial discuss how disciplined target date fund management can help ease the impact of volatility on DC investors’ portfolios.

The Decumulation Conundrum: Income in Retirement

Participants don’t know how to plan for and spend retirement income. Here’s how the industry is stepping in to address the problem.

Advisor Perspective: Now Is the Time for a Target Date Fund Deep Dive

As the global markets continue to face uncertainty, now is the time for plan fiduciaries to closely review a plan’s target date funds.

What's the "Plus" in One Choice® Blend+ Portfolios?

The addition of One Choice® Blend+ to the American Century Investments® family of target-date solutions expands our qualified default investment alternatives (QDIA) options to meet the needs of a wider range of retirement plans and participants.

In-Plan Income Solutions: What Do Sponsors and Participants Want?

Glenn Dial, Senior Retirement Strategist, shares recent insights on sponsor and participant demand for in-plan retirement income solutions.

DC Quarterly Update with Brad Campbell

Get clear-eyed analysis from ERISA attorney Brad Campbell on important issues impacting plan fiduciaries.

Retirement Readiness in the Year of the Tiger

Will the volatility be the defining feature of 2022? The answer could be crucial for defined contribution participants who are nearing or soon entering retirement.

New Research Identifies Optimal Glide Paths—and the Disconnect with the Typical TDF

New research combines real-world participant behaviors with academic rigor to identify optimal glide paths for plan participants—and reflects just how far the industry is from that standard.

Guaranteed Retirement Income

Historic market volatility, sweeping changes to legislation, regulation and retirement income solutions have aligned in a way that requires plan sponsors to act.

Balancing Risks in Glide Path Design

Understanding the impact of design decisions on retirement outcomes.

When a Track Record Doesn’t Matter, according to ERISA

An ERISA attorney discusses how blindly adhering to a three-year past performance requirement could cause fiduciaries to exclude prudent investments.

An ERISA Attorney’s View on TDF Selection Using Target-Date Blueprint

Top ERISA attorney Brad Campbell offers his thoughts about how Target-Date Blueprint can help you implement and document DOL guidance on TDF selection.

The Transition Risk Zone: Where Retirement Perception and Reality Diverge

It’s important for plan sponsors to recognize that participant retirement planning is different than participant retirement reality.

HSAs: Untapped for Retirement

Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) boast what other investment accounts cannot: triple tax benefits for eligible medical expenses. They also offer another way to save for retirement. However, investors may need to overcome some misconceptions to make the most of this largely untapped benefit.

5 Steps to Smart QDIA Selection

Properly selecting a QDIA is the cornerstone for complying with the DOL rules. Consider these 5-steps when selecting a QDIA investment.

The QDIA (R)evolution

See how the Qualified Default Investment Alternative (QDIA) has evolved over time as a protection against fiduciary risk.

The Road to Success in TDF Selection

Hear from Rich Weiss, CIO-Multi-Asset Strategies, as he shares his insight on our forward-looking framework for fund analysis.