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Impact of managed accounts and target date funds on DC plans

More and more, retirement income is falling in the hands  of individual workers through their investment and savings decisions. Because many workers feel intimidated or overwhelmed when it comes to financial matters, employers are responding by providing workers with access to managed accounts and target date funds. This report discusses ways in which professional investment assistance (managed accounts and target date funds) can be effective tools for workers.

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