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By Fred Barstein11/26/2014 • 0 Comments

Cerulli is predicting that TDFs, which seem to dominate DC plans today, will garner as much as 90% of new contributions by 2019. That’s good news for firms with a viable TDF strategy, but potentially devastating news for long-only, active equity managers without a TDF or those still struggling to break the all-important $1 billion barrier.

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By NAPA Net Staff11/26/2014 • 0 Comments

Retirement plan participants recently got some additional encouragement to choose lifetime income options — this time from the nation’s private pension plan insurer.

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By NAPA Net Staff11/25/2014 • 0 Comments

NAPA Net will be dark on Thanksgiving Day and on Friday. Look for your next NAPA Net Daily on Monday, Dec. 1. 

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By NAPA Net Staff11/25/2014 • 0 Comments

In a year of positive, but modest change, a new survey suggests that public pension funds are feeling better about their ability to deal with trends and issues, at least in the near future. READ MORE

By NAPA Net Staff11/24/2014 • 0 Comments

What’s a bigger risk to retirement security than longevity, leakage and long-term care costs? READ MORE

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