Plan design insights

  • To spend or not to spend?

    Mar 3, 2021 | By BlackRock
    Insight into how retirees think about spending and investing in retirement to better understand the motivations and biases driving asset spending numbers.
  • Global vision, local benefits: A framework for multi-national companies

    Jun 3, 2020 | By BlackRock
    A growing number of multi-national companies are embracing a globally-coordinated approach to managing their retirement plans. Learn more about our framework.
  • Building effective participant communications

    Dec 3, 2019 | By BlackRock
    Every plan communications is a chance to address gaps that plan design may not reach and to reinforce the goals of the diversified investment menu. Here’s how you can tap into the full potential that communications hold.
  • Best Intentions: The unintended consequences of plan design

    Nov 15, 2019 | By BlackRock
    The most carefully considered plan design decisions may have unexpected results and even successful implementations reveal the limits of baseline assumptions.
  • 9 misconceptions about company stock

    Sep 12, 2019 | By BlackRock
    Explore nine common misconceptions about company stock and what actions plan sponsors can take to help mitigate their risk.