Defined Contribution Guidance: Coronavirus Update

April 06, 2020 | Linsey Schoemehl Payne, Vice President, Stephanie Osten, Vice President

March certainly came in like a lion (though whether it came out like a lamb is debatable). The continued spread of the coronavirus pandemic led to sharp and steep sell-offs in both the bond and equity markets as investors fled to cash. An array of fiscal and monetary stimulus aimed at staving off a global recession followed suit.

With so many looming unknowns, what can plan sponsors do to best support defined contribution plan participants? This newsletter provides an overview of recent developments in response to the coronavirus and how plan sponsors can maintain fiduciary best practices and continue to help participants act prudently in the days that lie ahead.

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The opinions expressed herein are those of Marquette Associates, Inc. (“Marquette”), and are subject to change without notice. This material is not financial advice or an offer to purchase or sell any product. Marquette reserves the right to modify its current investment strategies and techniques based on changing market dynamics or client needs.


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