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Design Your Plan

 
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How you design and structure your DC plan can have a significant impact on your participants’ outcomes. For example, a streamlined investment menu can help participants in their decision making as they invest for retirement.

Your actions: Their outcomes.

Here are several key DC plan design features that you can include as part of your DC plan design to help improve participant outcomes.



 2015 Key Considerations: Linking Plan  Objectives to Participant Outcomes
 Discover action steps to enhance DC plan design  moving participants toward brighter retirement  futures.

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Participant Behavior in DC Plans

Learn why plan sponsors should consider individuals' savings and investment patterns with a plan designed to help participants achieve successful outcomes at retirement.
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DCIIA Auto Features Resource Center

Explore how auto features can help improve participant retirement outcomes.
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Retirement Income Vehicles

Northern Trust's Susan Czochara speaks with Dr. Jeffrey Brown, of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, about retirement income vehicles and how they may be incorporated in DC plans.

Listen: Chapter 1 (11:05)
Listen: Chapter 2 (11:00)
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