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Mandatory Contributions Should Be a Retirement Priority

Author and former Vanguard CEO Jack Brennan talks retirement, portfolio customization, ESG, and low-cost investments.

Former Vanguard CEO and author of Straight Talk on Investing, Jack Brennan discussed the current investment landscape--including recent developments in portfolio customization, the falling cost of investing, and the comprehensive benefits of target-date funds--on Morningstar's The Long View podcast.

Brennan also offered his thoughts on tackling the retirement puzzle, from accumulation to deaccumulation. Calling for more innovation in the retirement income product space, Brennan asked: How might our retirement system better serve all Americans, low-income workers included?