The Problem with the Glide Path

Miller, Mark
February 2014
REP.;Feb2014, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p31
The article reports that a research paper co-authored by Rob Arnott argued that the target date funds take risk and return off too quickly for pre-retirees. He analyzed more than 140 years of historical returns, simulating hundreds of outcomes over time for three strategies. He said that investors are missing out on a whole sweep of alternative markets.


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