Non-traditional investment allocations in defined contribution plans, while commonplace in defined benefit pension portfolios, are a rare sight in today's retirement plan lineup. Despite an obfuscated financial marketplace, many experts are saying now is the time for DC plan sponsors to consider more exposure to alternative investments.

Recent commentaries from the Defined Contribution Institutional Investment Association and BNY Mellon Retirement Group mandate that varied commitments and percentages in these investment strategies could warrant DB-like returns if adopted.

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