Today, with new regulations and greater transparency since the financial crisis, securities lending activity has reached its highest level in a decade with more than $19 trillion in assets available for lending globally.
Defined contribution plan sponsors need to help their participants manage two significant challenges: building an appropriate asset allocation and ensuring sufficient savings.
Something unexpected has been the shared experience for our most recent generation of retirees. The vast majority haven't been spending their retirement savings—leaving nest eggs mostly untouched and living on ready sources of income instead. However, future retirees may be less fortunate.