Financial Planning News
Tue, 12 Feb 2013
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Target-date funds are a great fundamental idea, but confusion over asset allocation and investment choices dilutes the benefit to the average investor, says Vanguard founder Jack Bogle.
T. Rowe's Jerome Clark on why investors should take the added equity risk exposure in the shop's target-date funds .
401(k) auto-enrollment and target-date funds help to combat investors' inclinations to procrastinate and vulnerability to choice overload, says Andy Eschtruth of the Center for Retirement Research.
Vanguard's John Ameriks emphasizes that target-date funds are an investment, not a guarantee, and also goes in depth on the role of equities near retirement as well as the 'to versus through' debate.
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