Defined contribution plan resources

To help with more effective plan decisions, explore tools to better understand the DC plan universe, compare yours with similar plans, and analyze your fund lineup.

How America Saves

Learn about the 2012 saving, investing, and account activity trends in defined contribution plans at Vanguard.

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Industry benchmarking tool

Enter your plan data to create a custom report that compares your plan with those of other companies in your industry.

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Fund lineup analysis tool

This tool—to identify fund gaps, overlaps, and suitability concerns—can be a useful starting point in a periodic review of your plan's fund lineup.

This tool can also analyze the lineup by investment tiers, which clusters investment options into logical grouping. Or, apply a traditional style analysis, classifying investments by size, value, and growth characteristics.

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Diversity and defined contribution plans: Loans and hardship withdrawals

Best practices for plan fiduciaries


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