In the first half of 2023, we published three Bright Papers related to inflation and its impact on group retirement plans.
The impact of high inflation and volatile returns on group retirement plans – provides an overview of how the rising cost of living is impacting how members approach their group plans. The piece outlines how, despite a volatile environment, CAP administrators can strengthen the resilience of their plans through regular governance reviews and modernization.
Brace for impact: Adjusting for inflation in Capital Accumulation Plans - explores how some of the conventional wisdom associated with asset accumulation and decumulation may evolve if high inflation persists. The current economic climate is clearly a source of stress for plan members. This article outlines how we’re partnering with you to support plan members financial wellness in navigating this inflationary period.
The Real Deal: How Real Assets can improve member outcomes in Capital Accumulation Plans (CAPs) - looks at the important role that real assets have within workplace savings plans, including inflation protection and diversification benefits. This is your go‑to reference guide on real assets, either as a stand‑alone option, or within pre‑built funds, like target date or target risk funds.
For more articles and other thought leadership pieces visit our Bright Papers page.