Top considerations for defined contribution plans in 2022

We believe that an approach with flexibility and participants at the center is key for plan sponsors who wish to have a resilient retirement strategy for 2022 and beyond.

  • 2022 DC Top Considerations
    Top Considerations for Defined Contribution in 2022

    Here are five themes to consider as you plan for 2022.

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    2022 DC Top Considerations
  • Your blueprint for resilience
    12 steps to improve your investment governance

    Uncertain times can challenge your ability to meet your plan objectives. We believe that robust governance will give you the confidence and control you need in this difficult time.

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    Your blueprint for resilience
  • DC Diagnostic
    How does your DC plan stack up?

    Find out how your defined contribution employer match and vesting period compares to your peers.

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    DC Diagnostic


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As the retirement landscape continues to evolve, you may need ways to ensure your employees trust your programs, planning, savings, and investment advice, and at the same time, generate more value for your business.



Defined contribution spectrum of solutions

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Expanded outsourcing

Hire on a project basis

• As needed

Consulting retainer

• Ongoing engagement

• 3(21) fiduciary role

Delegated solutions for investments

• 3(38) investment fiduciary role

Mercer Wise 401(k)

• Employer continues to be plan sponsor

• 3(38( and 3(16)1 combined

• Fully delegated

Mercer Wise PEP

• Mercer is PPP

• 3(38) and 3 (16)1 combined

• Fully delegated

1This refers not only to a 3(16)'s specific statutory responsibilities but to the broader fiduciary administrative tasks plans typically allocate to the plan administrator


Governance, Plan design, Administration

Get the operational infrastructure support you need for enhanced governance and risk management.


OCIO Solutions

A “do-it-for-me approach” that may help you mitigate fiduciary risk and have more time to spend on the strategic issues of your business. Mercer defines the plan investment menu to align with your desired structure and handles all implementation and plan evaluation— we offer a continuum of OCIO solutions.


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