Securian Retirement is urging sponsors that offer stable-value funds in their 401(k) plan to be aware that there can still be risks in such funds, depending on their holdings and the stability of the financial markets. Such funds need to be monitored, Securian says.

“It is imperative that employers thoroughly understable stable-value investment options,” said Kent Peterson, director of investment services at Securian. “In some ways, they have a higher degree of responsibility with these investments because the risks are not as obvious to participants.”

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