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  • What is a CIT?

    Collective investment trusts (CITs) are tax-exempt, pooled investment vehicles maintained by a bank or trust company, and they’re available only to ERISA-qualified retirement accounts. They're exempt from many of the regulatory requirements that drive mutual fund expenses, generally giving them a fee advantage over mutual funds. Because costs are an important consideration for you as an ERISA fiduciary, you may want to think about offering CITs in your 401(k) plans.

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