In Northern Trust's 2016 edition of their research entitled "The Path Forward: Defined Contribution Plans Can Achieve More" Auto Portability is identified as one of two key DC plan features that will positively impact DC plan performance. Northern Trust predicts that Auto Portability will represent the continuation of successful DC plan "auto" features and will "automatically transfer the balances of employees’ 401(k) funds when they change jobs."

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