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What Vanguard’s New Report Does Not Say About 401(k) Plans

The good news speaks quietly.

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Vanguard has released a short paper, “Women versus men in DC plans.” The company sifted through the investment data of its 401(k) participants, looking for spots where the numbers might differ by gender. (Technically, the study examines other defined-contribution plan types in addition to 401(k)s, but for reasons of simplicity I will use the term 401(k) generically.)