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DFA takes on life cycle funds by putting an alternative offering in the hands of 401(k)-minded advisors

Managed DC is the first in a series of such products, hints David Booth, but a critic says the premise on which they're built is all wrong

Friday, April 20, 2012 – 5:50 AM by Hilary Johnson
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David Booth: If we can convince the advisor that what we're doing makes sense, then they can translate that to the individual.

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