Investment Selection & Monitoring

Choosing and monitoring the appropriate investments offered in your plan is a serious fiduciary task, as it can impact a participant’s retirement experience. SFSI provides inde- pendent investment analysis to assist you with this important responsibility.

Investment Evaluation and Monitoring

  • Use a variety of financial analysis tools
  • Comprehensive investment screening process
  • Qualitative oversight
  • Documented investment analysis and monitoring
  • Integration with the Investment Policy Statement
  • Provides a defendable process to help mitigate fiduciary risk and exposure

Program Structure

Our system provides a process to monitor and evaluate fund managers and investment strategies.


An institutional approach which is comprehensive and independent, utilizing a well-documented process and methodology.

Custom Asset Allocation Model Portfolios

  • Utilizes the monitored funds in the Plan using best in class funds in lieu of Target Maturity single fund family alternative
  • Offered as single investment option on the website / record keeping platform
  • Rebalanced once a year on a plan level
  • Provides participants a diversified risk-based asset class modeled portfolio to help simplify and ease the decision of how to invest
  • No additional cost

Two Approaches

  1. Risk based portfolios
    • Static allocations

  2. Risk & age banded
    • Glide path
    • Conservative, moderate and aggressive allocations for each age band
    • Typically there are four age bands

Independent Investment Due Diligence

Clients rely on our investment review process to help:

Features of our Services Include:

  • ScorecardSM system for fund ranking
  • fi 360 Fiduciary ScoreTM for funds
  • Additional qualitative fund oversight
  • Asset allocation fund monitoring
  • Custom risk based portfolios
  • Custom fund selection
  • Investment analysis reports
  • Investment policy statement
  • Quarterly market and economic summary

 



 

Unless otherwise exempted by law, this website, our investment advisory and securities transactional services are only for residents of AZ, CA, CT, FL, IA, MN, NV, NY, OR, TX, WA, and WI. Stiles Financial Services, Inc. is a Registered Investment Adviser. Advisory services offered through Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, a Registered Investment Adviser. Securities offered through Cambridge Investment Research, Inc., Member FINRA & SIPC. Cambridge & Stiles Financial Services, Inc. are not affiliated.