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Defined Contribution Investment Perspectives

Get a glimpse into the future of retirement plan investing from Capital Group’s leading defined contribution professionals.


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Build a retirement tier in your DC plan

Sponsors should consider adding an in-retirement tier to their investment menus to better serve retired participants.

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Is passive truly the safer fiduciary choice for TDFs?

Choosing the right target date fund provider is a crucial decision for plan investment committees — and fees aren't the only factor to consider.

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How HSAs Can Enhance Retirement Security

Rising medical costs could make Health Savings Accounts a key part of a long-term retirement strategy. Learn what plan sponsors can do to help participants.

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Simplify Menus to Meet Participant Objectives

Fewer and easier-to-understand investment menu choices can encourage more appropriate participant selections.

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Is Your Defined Contribution Plan Successful?

Measuring plan success may be elusive, but plan sponsors can look at three key areas within their control to promote more successful participant outcomes.

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How Will the Target Date Funds of the Future Compare With Today?

New approaches to optimize results should not interfere with the simplicity of target date funds for participants.

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An Effective Retirement Plan Does Not End at Retirement

Sponsors can take these steps to support participants in the spending as well as saving phases.

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Re-enrollment Can Lead to Better Participant Outcomes

How to improve participant allocations: case studies, best practices and tips on successful re-enrollment.

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Investments are not FDIC-insured, nor are they deposits of or guaranteed by a bank or any other entity, so they may lose value.

Investors should carefully consider investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. This and other important information is contained in the mutual fund prospectuses and summary prospectuses, which can be obtained from a financial professional, and should be read carefully before investing. Similar information about collective investment trusts can be obtained from Capital Group or participants’ plan provider or employer. 

This content, developed by Capital Group, home of American Funds, should not be used as a primary basis for investment decisions and is not intended to serve as impartial investment or fiduciary advice.