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Synonyms for glide path

the final path followed by an aircraft as it is landing

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Morningstar compared glide paths that shift their asset allocation "to retirement" -- when a target-date fund discontinues asset allocation adjustments when the retirement date is reached -- and those that continue to shift "through retirement" -- when a target-date fund continues to shift its allocation more conservatively after the retirement date is reached.
Despite the high level of glide path uncertainty, almost 70% of sponsors said they are confident that their employees understand the structure and intent of target-date funds.
Cunningham states, "we agree with the Committee's view that plan sponsors and participants need better transparency and disclosure to understand a target date fund provider's glide path approach and investment disciplines.
Retirement plan sponsors and advisors seeking a more flexible target date offering can find detailed information on Transamerica's cutting-edge approach in its most recent white paper titled, "Customized Glide Path and Portfolio Construction.
This knowledge can help consultants and plan sponsors factor in the investment preferences of their participants when customizing glide paths for their plan demographics.
The study, Target-Date Funds: Looking Beyond the Glide Path in 2008, reveals that the losses realized in 2008 in the equity portions of target-date funds were magnified by larger allocations to developed and emerging international markets, whose results lagged the U.
Glide paths generally slope down because of the pattern of contributions, not because of time horizon
The Morningstar 529 Index series will consist of three risk tracks or glide paths-conservative, moderate, and aggressive-and each of the three glide paths will have seven distinct age-based indexes for a total of 21 new indexes.
Ripley's Aquariums, famous for their collection of BIG SHARKS and their 300-foot long underwater glide paths, also offer hourly dive shows and interactive marine-based activities for the entire family.
Morningstar compared glide paths that shift their asset allocation "to retirement"-when a target-date fund discontinues asset allocation adjustments when the retirement date is reached-and those that continue to shift "through retirement"-when a target-date fund continues to shift its allocation more conservatively after the retirement date is reached.
Based on Russell's assumptions and this research, this glide path is optimal in the sense that it meets the needs of the typical participant better than other glide paths compared in the analysis.
Target Date Funds Revise Glide Paths and Asset Allocation -
Wilshire's research on current offerings in the target maturity fund space found that many glide paths turn conservative too quickly, while others blindly take on unacceptable risk, disregarding the investor's liabilities and funding status.
Both plan sponsors and service providers oppose heavy-handed mandates, particularly with regard to the target-date funds' glide path.