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man pointing at chart Only eight of the 41 TDF managers tracked by Morningstar include alternative investments like private equity, hedge funds, and real estate, according to the 2018 Target-Date Fund Landscape Report. That relative dearth of access is hurting TDF investors, argue analysts at the CRI.

Are retirement investors in the $1.1 trillion target-date fund market being shorted by a lack of exposure to alternative investments?

Nick Thornton

Nick Thornton is a financial writer covering retirement and health care issues for BenefitsPRO and ALM Media. He greatly enjoys learning from the vast minds in the legal, academic, advisory and money management communities when covering the retirement space. He's also written on international marketing trends, financial institution risk management, defense and energy issues, the restaurant industry in New York City, surfing, cigars, rum, travel, and fishing. When not writing, he's pushing into some land or water.

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