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A new report on defined contribution plan data provides insights into how plan features like automatic enrollment tools are being offered to encourage participation, what types of assets plan managers are choosing for 401(k) investments, and who employers are turning to for their retirement plan recordkeeping services.

The Brightscope/Investment Company Institute (ICI) report studied DC retirement plans from the year 2017 and found large plans were more likely to offer employer contributions, automatic enrollment and participant loan tools to encourage participation.

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