Spring 2015 issue of The Journal of Retirement appears

This issue features articles relevant to retirement income mavens, including a piece on the way options can make a retirement more comfortable and one on the implications of offering deferred income annuities in defined contribution plans.

The Spring 2015 issue of the Journal of Retirement (Vol. 2, No.4) has just been published. The magazine’s current contents include:

“Two Determinants of Lifecycle Investment Success,” by Jason C. Hsu, Jonathan Treussard, Vivek Viswanathan and Lillian Wu.

“Investor Sophistication and Target-Date Fund Investing,” by Michael A. Guillemette, Terrance K. Martin, and Philip Gibson.

“Re-examining ‘To vs. Through’: What New Research Tells US about an Old Debate,” by Matthew O’Hara and Ted Daverman.

“Individuals Approaching Retirement Have Options (Literally) to Secure a Comfortable Retirement,” by Brian Foltice.

“Allocating to a Deferred Income Annuity in a Defined Contribution Plan,” by David Blanchett.

“Measuring and Communicating Social Security Earnings Replacement Rates,” by Andrew G. Biggs, Gaobo Pang and Sylvester J. Schieber.

“The Impact of Employment and Earnings Shocks on Contribution Behavior in Defined Contribution Plans, 2005-2009,” by Irena Dushi and Howard M. Iams.

A review of Moshe Milevsky’s new book, “King William’s Tontine: Why the Retirement Annuity of the Future Should Resemble Its Past,” by Journal of Retirement editor George A. (Sandy) Mackenzie.

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