How can plan sponsors encourage their employees to make better investment decisions? And what can they do to address the different behavioural tendencies across different generations when it comes to investment decisions around defined contribution pension plans?

Those questions were among the many issues explored during Benefits Canada’s DC Investment Forum in Toronto on Oct. 5 and 6.

The conference covered everything from navigating market volatility to managing legal risk in member investment decisions. Read on to find out what the speakers had to say about the challenges facing plan sponsors and the solutions available to them.

The keys to overcoming plan members’ behavioural biases

What is target return investing?

The finer points of customizing target-date funds

A look at design options to boost DC members’ retirement outcomes

A closer look at life-cycle investing

Panel discussion: Investing for a multigenerational workforce

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