Study finds participants don't understand lifestyle funds

November 2000
Employee Benefit News;Nov2000, Vol. 14 Issue 13, p63
Focuses on a research conducted by Hewitt Associates regarding the misuse of lifestyle funds investment solutions for 401(k) participants at Dubbed Alpha Co. Purpose of lifestyle funds; Findings of the study; How to use lifestyle funds effectively.


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