3 1⁄2 Top Yet Uncommon
Tips to Level Up Your 401(k) Investment Lineup
When you are a part of a fiduciary committee, you have a lot of responsibilities on your plate. One of the most intimidating, yet vital, duties you have is selecting and monitoring the investment lineup of your retirement plan.
You must confidently know if your plan’s investment lineup decisions are the right ones to help your participants’ retirement readiness.
That’s why we put together the 3 ½ top, yet surprisingly uncommon, tips that can help your investment lineup reach its potential.
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Small improvements in your plan’s investment lineup’s performance can significantly impact the retirement readiness of your plan’s participants.
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