The Active/Passive Decision in Plan Menu Selection | Capital Group



The Active/Passive Decision in Plan Menu Selection

American Funds recently sponsored a PLANSPONSOR® and PLANADVISER® webcast featuring a panel of defined contribution (DC) industry veterans, representing a plan sponsor, a top benefits attorney and a senior DC specialist for American Funds. They discussed the shift in thinking around active and passive menu options. Among the forum topics:

  • Practical insights for improving participant outcomes across menu choices
  • How active and passive differ from a fiduciary and oversight perspective
  • How recent cases and the DOL fiduciary redefinition may impact the active/passive decision
  • The different approaches active and passive managers take toward optimizing participant results
  • The importance of fees in the QDIA and core menu selection process

This lively, hour-long session provided key insights on how to achieve the appropriate balance of plan investments.

Featured Speakers

Alison Cooke Mintzer Global Editor-in-Chief, PLANSPONSOR and PLANADVISER
Suzanne Carroll Director of Global Benefits, Amgen, Inc.
Steve Saxon Chairman, Groom Law Group
Sue Walton Senior Vice President, Defined Contribution, American Funds

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