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You are not first: Making the case for alternatives—particularly commercial real estate—in defined contribution plans
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You are not first: Making the case for alternatives—particularly commercial real estate—in defined contribution plans

Despite widespread use in institutional portfolios, alternative investments are not typically found in US defined contribution plans. Drew Carrington, Head of Institutional Defined Contribution at Franklin Templeton, and Tripp Braillard, Head of Defined Contribution Distribution at Clarion Partners, explain why perhaps they should be.

Survey Shows Importance of Personalized Approach to Retirement Planning
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Survey Shows Importance of Personalized Approach to Retirement Planning

Franklin Templeton’s 2021 US Retirement Income Strategies and Expectations survey revealed financial-related concerns across generations of Americans including health care, inadequate savings, and debt management—and the need for a personalized approach to retirement planning. Our Sean O’Malley discusses some of the findings of this year’s survey, and how respondents currently feel about their financial future.

Aging Populations Around the World Heighten Need for Retirement Planning
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Aging Populations Around the World Heighten Need for Retirement Planning

Michael Doshier Vice President, Retirement Marketing, Franklin Templeton Investments An increase in longevity rates around the world is certainly ...

RISE Survey Reveals Some Somber Retirement Realities

RISE Survey Reveals Some Somber Retirement Realities