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Defined Contribution in Context

Critical Mass: Defined Contribution Can Transcend State of Crisis

Posted by Richard Davies on Apr 9, 2014

The vast majority of Americans are saving too little to fund their future retirement needs, and US defined contribution (DC) plans cannot single-handedly make up the difference. The American retirement system is in crisis. According to the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) and Mathew Greenwald & Associates, 57% of American workers surveyed in March 2013 [...]

Are You a DC Leader?

  1. 1. What is the average size of the DC plans you manage?*

    Less than $1Mil.
    $1Mil. to $10Mil.
    $10Mil. to $20Mil.
    $20Mil. to $50Mil.
  2. 2. Of your total book of business, what percentage of your revenue is from DC plans?*

    Less than 20%
    20% to 40%
    40% to 60%
    More than 60%
  3. 3. What is the biggest challenge you face in the DC marketplace?*

    Differentiating from competition
    New fee disclosure regulations
    Fiduciary limitations
    Helping participants prepare
    for a secure retirement
    Concern over litigation cases
    Regulatory changes

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