Inflation-Dampening Investments

Protecting participants’ purchasing power

Including investments designed to protect against inflation in your investment menu may protect participants’ purchasing power in retirement.

Offering a broad range of asset classes

A few examples of asset classes used to reduce the impact of inflation include fixed income, real estate investment trusts (REITs), natural resources and commodities.

Helping you find the right fit for your plan

Plan sponsors have a broad range of choices for how to incorporate investments designed to protect against inflation into their plan’s menu. These include target date or balanced funds, multi-asset class stand-alone funds and single-strategy funds.


 

Protecting Participants’ Purchasing Power

Including a solution designed to protect against inflation as part of your defined contribution menu may provide your participants with the following additional benefits:

  • Improved risk-adjusted returns for the overall portfolio
  • Additional sources of income

 

How Can You Include Investments Designed to Protect Against Inflation in Your Menu?

We can work with you to evaluate the best strategy to provide investment choices designed to protect against inflation for your participants. Some of these may include target date or balanced funds, multi-asset class stand-alone funds or single-strategy funds.

 

Investment Options