Retirement

DC Quarterly Update with Brad Campbell

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

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.

Balancing Risks in Glide Path Design

Understanding the impact of design decisions on retirement outcomes.

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.

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.

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.

Shake, Rattle and Roll: Closing Out a Wild 2018

The roller-coaster ride of 2018 provides important reminders about market behavior—particularly after several years of consecutive returns.

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.

How to Evaluate Target-Date Funds: A Practical Guide

The paper explains in a clear and comprehensive way the balance-of-risks approach that underpins the creation of our own target-date series.

The Risky Business of QDIA Selection

Hear from Rich Weiss, CIO-Multi-Asset Strategies, to gain an understanding of how the long-term bull market has skewed analysis of target-date options.

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.

Asset TV: In the Hot Seat

Rich Weiss, CIO, Multi-Asset Strategies, addresses a range of topics, including the drivers of return and risk in target-date funds, elements of glide path design and a breakdown of the SECURE Act.

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.