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As the Defined Contribution landscape continues to evolve, this podcast series features our latest Defined Contribution insights and highlights themes across the economic, regulatory and legislative landscape in an effort to help plan sponsors make more informed investment and plan design decisions.

How averages mislead in DC plans

We often rely on averages – retirement age, life expectancy, investment returns – when evaluating retirement readiness. Yet averages can be distorting because, in fact, no one is average. Hear our retirement experts discuss how changes in key variables can dramatically impact the relative success, or failure, of your participants retirement outcomes. (34:06 min.)

Featuring:
Allen Hunter, Katherine Roy, Anne Lester

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Previous episodes from this series

The benefits of adding private real estate to DC plans

Why add private real estate to your DC plan? Listen to our real estate experts discuss the key attributes of what makes private real estate attractive compared to other alternatives, including its transparent source of value. (27:42 min.)

Featuring:
Allen Hunter, Sue Kolasa, Jani Venter

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Understanding the benefits of blend strategies (For US Investors only)

Hear how combining active and passive strategies in a blend target date fund seeks to deliver consistent results across a range of market cycles. (22:01 min.)

Featuring:
Allen Hunter, David Blanchett, Hal Bjornson

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New Defined Contribution episodes coming soon

Aspen Institute - Release date: December 7
Incorporating long-term views into the DC conversation - Release date: December 21
 



The Center for Investment Excellence features an expanding set of podcast series across asset classes and investment themes designed to give you the tools you need to empower better decisions and build stronger portfolios for your institution.