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Better Participant Outcomes Through In-Plan Guaranteed Retirement Income

Published by: Prudential Retirement

With more than 7,000 plans now offering Prudentialís in-plan guaranteed retirement income option, we conducted studies to determine how in-plan guaranteed retirement income options have impacted participants' preparedness for retirement and improved their retirement outcomes. This paper details the findings.

Business Value Drivers

Published by: Jensen Investments

This report describes the various ways in which businesses create or destroy value over time. Multiple tools exist for business leaders to boost a companyís intrinsic value. As portfolio managers, It is our job to assess a companyís ability to use those tools to drive business value well into the future. Learn More at

Perspectives on custom target-date strategies in DC Plans

Published by: Vanguard

In this research paper, the authors identify a number of TDF features that plan sponsors must consider in any due-diligence, cost-benefit analysis of customized versus proprietary TDF programs.

Smart Beta Investing: Economic Scale Indexation

Published by: HSBC

Active and passive-management have benefitted from increasing securitization of capital, but a successful synthesis of both has been lacking. Without destroying either traditional active and passive, smart beta may offer an alternative that combines the best of both.

Good Pension Governance: There Is An ROI

Published by: Buck Consultants

Swaptions: A better way to express a short duration view

Published by: Legal & General Investment Management America

Lifetime Retirement Income: Annuities and Beyond

Published by: Arnerich Massena, Inc.

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