401(k) Investment Trends Report

Adler, David
July 2006
Employee Benefit News;Jul2006, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p27
This article reports on the trends concerning 401(k) investments in the U.S. The issues surrounding the shift from defined benefit plans to defined contribution plans are highlighted. The average balance of 401(k) investments in 2004 is disclosed. Stable value funds in the U.S. had declined to 12 percent of plan assets. Several types of 401(k) investments available in the market are described.


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