Defined Contribution Plan Consulting Services

Since 1974, Aon has been committed to helping clients analyze, design and implement DC plans. Let our consultants help you deliver the most value to plan participants, while minimizing fiduciary liability risk and balancing plan governance, costs and complexity.

Defined Contribution Consulting

Aon consultants tailor solutions to simplify the participant experience and support retirement readiness. We consult with you at the plan level to meet your fiduciary responsibilities. As your DC partner, our goal is to help you:

Optimize Plan Design
  • Take a strategic look at plan design to help ensure that it meets an organization’s objectives 
  • Review competitive position of plan to understand gaps and opportunities
  • Improve participant experience with simplified choices, engaging communications and better outcomes
Manage Costs
  • Determine short-and long-term cost projections for your retirement program
  • Offer effective ways to reduce costs through changes to plan design and plan features
  • Review fees and conduct administrative fee benchmarking
Fulfill Fiduciary Responsibilities
  • Help ensure sound governance process
  • Monitor fee levels and vendor services
  • Comply with regulatory and operational requirements
  • Select and monitor service provide
  • Document fiduciary committee actions
  • Provide independent fiduciary services
  • Deliver fiduciary training

How DC Consulting Works

Aon consultants take a 360° look at your current plan to evaluate the financial and benefit implications of alternative designs, in addition to new approaches that can help mitigate risk and maximize value. Here’s how our customizable consulting services work together to meet your organization’s needs:

Learn about our DC investment solutions that leverage industry-leading investment modeling and monitoring techniques to help you minimize risks and costs, in line with your fiduciary duties.


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