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Josh Cohen

Josh Cohen, CFA, is the defined contribution practice leader for Russell Research.


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Area of Expertise: defined contribution; target date funds

Web Site: www.russell.com

Twitter Feed: Russell_News

Topics Presented in Speeches:defined contribution; target date funds

Biography:
As defined contribution practice leader at Russell Investments, Josh Cohen provides thought leadership on defined contribution issues to Russell's plan sponsor clients. A respected thought leader, he has authored numerous papers on issues vital to the defined contribution industry and in June 2009 testified before the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Department of Labor (DOL) on target date funds.

Cohen serves as a senior consultant to several of Russell's defined contribution plans, providing advice on fund selection, plan structure and participant support issues. Additionally, he is a member of Russell’s retirement committee, the CFA Institute and the Investment Analyst Society of Chicago. Cohen earned his MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and his bachelor of arts degree from the Universityof Michigan.

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  1. Allocation in Retirement: A Flat Glide Path Always Make Sense image

    Portfolio Strategies »

    Allocation in Retirement: A Flat Glide Path Always Make Sense

    For any downward sloping glide path of equity allocation once you hit retirement, a flat one can be created that is better in terms of its risk and reward trade-off.

    July 2010 | Journal