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The Secret Role Manager Selection Plays in 401(k) Plans

PCI holds a unique position that the added investment performance from successful manager selection makes a significant difference to participants’ ability to retire. When returns from active managers outperform index benchmarks, the participants receive that added value in retirement readiness. Contrarily, participants pay when investment managers underperform.

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5 Reasons Emergency Savings Within 401(k)s Are a Great Idea

American workers are financially struggling. They are worrying about unforeseen expenses and feeling uncertain about their futures. However, Secure 2.0’s PLESA provision is a promising solution to help. Check out PCI’s top 5 reasons why PLESA is a great idea…

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Mind the Red Flags: Unraveling the Customization Claims of 401(k) Participant Managed Accounts

401(k) Participant Managed Accounts are Not as Customized as Sellers Would Make It Seem. It is our view that, under the best circumstances, managed accounts offer true benefits to only a few plan participants who have specific and unique circumstances. However, for the majority of participants, these accounts are likely to resemble Target Date Funds (TDFs), with the added drawback of higher fees and potentially lower returns.

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Take Care of Your Employees – Even When They Are Gone

The recently launched Portability Services Network (PSN) is one potential solution. (link to PSN website) The PSN is a digital hub connecting retirement plan record keepers and plan sponsors aiming to reduce cash outs by introducing auto portability for employees leaving their job with a balance under $5,000.

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