PBS FRONTLINE documentary “The Retirement Gamble”

PBS FRONTLINE documentary “The Retirement Gamble”

April 2013
This program was fairly critical of DC plans in general, highlighting issues that have led to instances in which participants were unsuccessful in building adequate retirement savings balances. Although many of the issues highlighted in the program deserve attention, the program also failed to discuss the many positive developments in DC plans over the past few years. The attached Insights summarizes Rocaton’s response to the program and provides some talking points that might be useful in discussions with your DC plan participants.

 

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Reasons to be Optimistic in 2013

March 2013
Attached please find a Rocaton thought piece on market sentiment entitled Reasons to be Optimistic in 2013. In recent days, domestic equity markets have reached new highs, yet investor sentiment remains clouded by the significant economic and political challenges ahead. We at Rocaton are not economists and are not prone to excessive optimism, however, we would like to challenge certain prevailing opinions and raise awareness of the concept of improving fundamentals. We have assembled a list of positive developments followed by a summary of the main challenges facing global economies and markets.

 

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2012 Year in Review: The State of the Corporate Pension Market

January 2013
Recent years have been eventful in the world of pensions, and 2012 was no exception. While there is much to say about individual events and trends of the outgoing year, we wanted to take this opportunity to briefly summarize those which we believe were most significant.

 

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