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DC Matters

Invesco's official magazine for defined contribution plan sponsors

Marty Flanagan
Creating communications that resonate with participants (that they'll actually read) is one of the many challenges facing plan sponsors. And the words you use matter.

Spring/Summer 2017

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Plan sponsor forum: United Technologies Corporation PDF

Kevin T. Hanney, CFA Senior Director, Pension Investments, United Technologies Corporation

UTC is constantly looking for ways to further refine and improve plan features, communications and investment choices.

Shark attacks? PDF

Dr. Raphael Schoenle, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Economics, Brandeis University

Learn how financial decisions are connected to an individual's beliefs about mortality.

Allocating plan fees PDF

Earle W. Allen, MBA, CEBS, Partner, Cammack Retirement Group

Learn the benefits and drawbacks of three distinct fee allocation models.

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