With this edition of The Participant, we are a debuting a new stylistic approach to the magazine, signaling how we see differently. By featuring a young saver on our cover, we’re reinforcing our mission of empowering Americans to retire with dignity. To achieve this objective, our point of view has to extend decades into the future. Focusing on today’s market, or even applying a 10-year lens, is simply too short sighted: We have to be futurists.
That is why at State Street, we are endeavoring to reinvent retirement by following the lead of the individual and challenging the processes long held by institutions. When it comes to the participant, we are mindful of evolving lifestyles, life spans and approaches to work — changes that are often seamlessly supported by technology.
To that end, we’ve researched and written articles on topics that we believe will be helpful in extending employers’ perspectives.