O'Reilly logo

Essentials of Retirement Planning by Eric Robbins

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

CHAPTER 5

The World of Defined Contribution Plans

Introduction

You should already have an awareness that defined contribution (DC) plans shield the employer from investment risk. Some DC plan types provide the employer with the flexibility of discretionary contributions. Others enable the employees to get involved actively in saving for their own retirement. This is a great way to encourage people to understand better and to engage in planning for their future retirement needs. There are also some creative solutions to help small business owners cash out of their business in a tax-favorable way.

As the employer is shielded from investment risk, the risk is actually transferred to the employee. While this is a blessing for the employer and it ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required