CONTRACT based defined contribution schemes in the FTSE100 provide excessive investment choice compared with trust based DC alternatives, a Watson Wyatt survey reveals.
The consultant's annual FTSE100 DC pension plan survey revealed two out of three contract based DC schemes offer 50 or more investment options - compared to fewer than 3% of trust based DC schemes offer...
Almost 10 million people are now enrolled in multi-employer pension schemes*, with larger FTSE employers now being attracted by their more efficient governance arrangements
There are increasing concerns retirees are not making informed decisions when choosing drawdown funds and could have high exposure to sequence risk, writes Stephanie Baxter.
Schemes have had a windfall gain by not hedging currency risk. Stephanie Baxter asks whether schemes should now begin to hedge to protect members
Savers in defined contribution (DC) schemes will benefit from Brexit if their investments are truly diversified, says SEI's Ashish Kapur.
Retirement planning, collating information and managing costs are among the best ways for defined contribution (DC) members to optimise their retirement income according to WEALTH at Work.