It's odd that the most massive and looming issue facing the retirement industry remains fully in plain sight, but … nobody wants to talk about it. Or, apparently, do anything about it.

I've been attending sessions at a DCIO-themed conference for a couple of days and a recurring theme has been the looming monster that is the shift to decumulation.

Simply put, while everyone in the business has focused their busy energies on getting workers to save their paychecks and maximize on those investments, evidently nobody spent much time thinking what was going to happen when those participants actually retired – and their tax-deferred savings fall back into their hot little hands.

Continue Reading for Free

Register and gain access to:

  • Breaking benefits news and analysis, on-site and via our newsletters and custom alerts
  • Educational webcasts, white papers, and ebooks from industry thought leaders
  • Critical converage of the property casualty insurance and financial advisory markets on our other ALM sites, PropertyCasualty360 and ThinkAdvisor

© 2024 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.