A Guide to Stable Value Funds for Pension Plan Sponsors and Advisors

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Stable value investment options are one of the most common capital preservation options in defined contribution plans.

This document provides on overview on the stable value asset class, helping to familiarize plan sponsors to the topic. It also includes a check-list outlining what pension plan administrators should be thinking about when considering whether or not to add a stable value fund to their plan menu. It addresses why stable value is valuable in such plans, the advantages of choosing stable value over money market funds, and the drawbacks and/or risks of using stable value.