Author Archive for Brandy Swift

One of everything can be hard to balance

Who doesn’t like a buffet? There are so many food choices and even for a picky eater like me I know there will be something I like. I start filling my plate with a little bit of everything, but by the time I get to the end of the line my plate is overloaded and

November 15, 2012 Categories: Portfolio Corner

‘Double-Double’ success with a simple menu

What do defined contribution plan participants and fast food patrons have in common? Behaviors that need to be understood and tailored to in order to keep a customer base happy. In “Redefining the Menu“, we explore what the DC industry can learn from IN-N-OUT Burger’s menu of hamburger, cheeseburger, double-double and fries. This simple yet satisfying

Sep 6, 2011 Categories: Portfolio Corner

Take the lead in evaluating the investment options in your retirement plans

In last quarter’s post we discussed the first three actions you should visit with your plans this year. For second quarter, I’ll share three more actions you can take, focused on “upgrading the investment menu.” Applying sound institutional thinking, with industry insights like these will ultimately benefit plan sponsors and participants, leading them closer to

May 5, 2011 Categories: Portfolio Corner
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