Core investment menu

Evaluating the core investment menu for DC plans

Select from a broad range of investment solutions to help plan sponsors build a flexible core menu that provides meaningful choice in today's ever-changing landscape and helps meet participant needs.
Active equity
Active equity
Consider strategies that offer participants the ability to find growth and diversification in uncertain markets.
Active fixed income
Active fixed income
Use a wide range of strategies to provide flexibility for equity diversification, stability and consistent returns.
Index
Index
Integrate index strategies to help manage risk and optimize outcomes.
Liquid alternatives
Liquid alternatives
Add alternative investments to help amplify returns and diversify equity risk.

Evaluating the core menu:

Provide increased value to plan sponsors by helping them navigate today's complex investment landscape so they can meet their fiduciary responsibilities.
Manage volatility and growth
Consider how returns correlate among equity and fixed income options to assess diversification.
Optimize outcomes
Balance index and active to help achieve returns while maintaining cost efficiency.
Align with the investment policy statement (IPS)
Ensure any changes to menu options reflect the policies contained in the IPS.
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