In this 10-minute video, Client Relationship and Education Manager Sue Desrosier, CFEI, BFATM provides a brief introduction to investing, including why you should participate in your 401(k) plan, different types of investments—stocks, bonds, and mutual funds—and their key characteristics, understanding your risk tolerance, volatility in the market and its impact on our emotions, and the benefits of a long-term, diversified investment strategy. View the video »

This information was developed as a general guide to educate plan sponsors and is not intended as authoritative guidance or tax/legal advice. Each plan has unique requirements, and you should consult your attorney or tax advisor for guidance on your specific situation