403(b) Curriculum Library


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May 2019

A Closer Look: Decumulation Confusion

​Just as the accumulation of sufficient assets for retirement is critical to a successful retirement outcome, proper decumulation, or the spending of those assets throughout retirement, is equally important.

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May 2019

Interest Rates: Lower for Longer

Following a seven year period of no interest rate hikes coming out of the 2008 recession, the Fed has been slowly and steadily raising rates since 2015. We explore why interest rates may remain low, or potentially go lower, in the near future.

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Apr 2019

Classification Confusion: Understanding Equity Style

Retirement plans aim to offer a concise, yet diversified, set of investment options. Understanding equity style is vital to building a defined contribution investment menu that allows participants to create portfolios that reflect their investment preferences.

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Mar 2019

403(b) Retirement Plan Fee Litigation: An Update

More than 20 private universities and five healthcare systems have been sued over retirement plan fees since 2016, making fee litigation an important topic for retirement plan sponsors. We review the common claims of the suits and provide an update on the status of each.

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Mar 2019

Chart of the Month: Year-to-Date Recovery from Q4 2018 Sell-Off

Source: Morningstar Market Observations Risk assets have staged a remarkable rebound in 2019, with many asset classes erasing three quarters or more of the losses they experienced in the 4th quarter of 2018. While many of the factors contributing to the panic driven sell-off late last year remain …

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