Pension investing in 60 seconds: Key components of pension portfolio management

January 4, 2019

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What are two critical components of a sound pension investment approach? Brett Dutton, head of Vanguard's pension strategy and analysis team, explains why it's essential to have access to specialized expertise and the right quantitative tools.

Vanguard Pension Advisory Solutions can help manage your pension plan, by offering a co-fiduciary partnership that gives you direct access to our sophisticated pension investment capabilities.

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