Developing an Implementation Matrix: Lessons to Be Learned from Defined Contribution Plans

Trone, Donald B.; Gibson, Roger C.
January 2000
Journal of Financial Planning;Jan2000, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p86
Academic Journal
When working with defined contribution plans such as 401 (k)s, financial advisors face the responsibility of adhering to strict fiduciary requirements. But they also owe it to their clients to provide an appropriate, comprehensive selection of investment options. In this article, the authors present a process for developing a matrix of investment options for defined contribution plans, including a series of what they have determined are questions and decisions critical to the process.


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