Shifting DC Times

Introducing Shifting DC Times, a publication focused on the latest DC thinking across four essential plan components — plan design, investment strategy, plan governance and participant engagement — with concrete ways to turn ideas into action.

A Tale of Two Plans

Reinventing retirement income security with United Technologies Corporation and the City of L.A.

Gliding to Success

How a different approach to glide path thinking may help smooth the way to and through retirement.

Choose Your Words Carefully

Why your next plan review should include a language assessment.

Aim True

Fiduciary responsibility in managing target date funds.

Retirement Delayed

The surprising costs of a postponed employee retirement.

The opinions expressed are those of the authors, are based on current market conditions and are subject to change without notice. These opinions may differ from those of other Invesco Investment professionals. Invesco does not provide tax advice.

DC Matters magazine addresses the topics and challenges faced by plan sponsors, providing information on investment strategies, economic and policy outlooks, approaches for how best to communicate retirement savings programs to employees and more.

United Technologies Corporation

Senior Director, Kevin Hanney discusses UTC's pursuit to further refine and improve their plan's features, communications and lifetime income.

Setting the Stage: White label approaches

A look at different approaches to "white labeling" and communicating with participants.

How distorted mortality beliefs impact savings behavior

Individuals hold distorted views of low-probability events like "shark attacks." Yet, visions of mortality have important economic consequences.

Will robos invade your DC plan?

There may be potential benefits for DC plans to adopt digital technology — the key is to determine the right balance between robo efficiency and human expertise.

Is your fixed income under-diversified?

The global bond market is twice as big as the global stock market. Opportunities for income and return can be missed if bond offerings are limited.

Is the Trump 'refraction trade' losing momentum?

Invesco's Chief Economist, John Greenwood discusses his global economic outlook and its impact on global markets.

The numbers won't speak for themselves

When communicating plan fees to participants, disclosure statements may not be enough.

The time may be near for comprehensive US tax reform

The House wants to have a revenue-neutral plan, which could potentially affect retirement savings incentives.

Which methodology is best for your plan?

Earle W.Allen from the Cammack Retirement Group discusses three commonly used approaches to allocating plan fees.

The opinions expressed are those of the authors, are based on current market conditions and are subject to change without notice. These opinions may differ from those of other Invesco Investment professionals. Invesco does not provide tax advice.