As a plan sponsor you have a fiduciary responsibility to your plan participants. This fiduciary duty extends to all aspects of your organization’s 401(k) plan. One of the most important aspects of a 401(k) or any defined contribution retirement plan is the investment menu offered to the plan participants.
As the Millennial generation turns 40, there are encouraging signs that many of this generation’s 72 million members are embracing long-term investing with a sharp eye toward retirement, according to Shelton Retirement Plan Services.
Plan sponsors should be reviewing all aspects of their company’s 401(k) on a regular basis including these three reasons. Your plan’s advisor or consultant should be playing an integral role in this review process. Upgrading your plan every so often can be a good thing for your company and for your participants.