Target-Date Funds Target Customization

Kentouris, Chris
March 2010
Securities Industry News;3/22/2010, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p16
Trade Publication
The article focuses on target-date and customized funds. It states that target-date funds are losing in average values, prompting providers to offer an improved version called customized funds which are tailored to the upscale bracket and to participants' profiles including demographics, salaries and plan contributions. The customization requires an investment manager that takes on a fiduciary role in carrying out two offered plans of either a single model or the more complex approach based on the services required.


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