Fueling the Debate over Pension Plans

The returns for defined benefit plans continue to outpace those of defined contribution plans, but the gap is narrowing.

Institutional Investor Magazine

August 5, 2013

By Robert Stowe England

 

The debate over the relative merits of defined benefit versus defined contribution retirement plans rages on.

A recent study by the Employee Benefit Research Institute stirred controversy when it came down heavily on the side of 401(k) plans.

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Robert Stowe England is an author and financial journalist who has specialized in writing about financial institutions, financial markets, retirement income issues, and the financial impact of population aging.

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