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Rod Greenshields
Rod Greenshields
CONSULTING DIRECTOR − PCS CONSULTING SERVICES GROUP

Based on our latest quarterly FPO survey, Russell’s Rod Greenshields highlights challenges that advisors face in helping clients who are nearing or in retirement . He also takes a critical look at rules of thumb related to retirement income planning.

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Martin Jaugietis
Martin Jaugietis
MANAGING DIRECTOR, LDI SOLUTIONS
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Chenglong Gong, Gerard Fitzpatrick, Gregory S. Nordquist

As plan sponsors look to de-risking amid improved funding levels for U.S. defined benefit plans, a new fiduciary role emerges to help them preserve gains while minimizing volatility.

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Josh Cohen
Josh Cohen
Managing Director of Defined Contribution
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Rod Greenshields

Target date funds (TDFs) adjust each participant’s asset allocations as they near their retirement. But does that glide path stay on course? Russell’s Josh Cohen and Rod Greenshields discuss the dynamics of retirement glide paths and the need to keep asset allocation assumptions in synch with market conditions and other variables.

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Michael DuCharme
Michael DuCharme
HEAD of CURRENCY STRATEGY

As foreign currencies fluctuate, many investors are looking for cost-effective strategies for foreign exchange (FX) trading. Russell’s Michael DuCharme explains the pros and cons of various FX trading approaches, and offers some realities related to the common method of trading at a fixed point in time.

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Holly Verdeyen
Holly Verdeyen
Director of Defined Contribution Investments

Russell's Holly Verdeyen dispels three common myths that often come into play when defined contribution plan sponsors consider the issue of outsourcing.

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Investment Perspectives


Russell's thought leaders offer their views on timely issues impacting investors.
Quick Take: Easing the Tax Crunch

Quick Take: Easing the Tax Crunch


During tax season, advisors often face increasing questions and concerns.  Rob Kuharic, Russell’s investment strategist for tax-managed solutions, offers timely suggestions for advisors who want to help clients strategically manage tax impacts.

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