Open architecture, innovative products, and investment expertise across all asset classes

Putnam manages fund offerings that combine traditional and alternative strategies to address a diverse range of financial goals. We offer open architecture to give plan participants a wide array of choices, and we actively manage our funds with a focus on fundamental research, risk management, and innovative thinking.

Open architecture and innovative product solutions

Plan sponsors have come to expect — and demand — an open platform from which to choose funds and build a lineup. We blend open architecture with innovative Putnam products that help meet the needs of your plan participants.

Full range of QDIAs

Full Range of QDIAs

Putnam offers a number of products that can serve as qualified default investment alternatives (QDIAs) for participant-directed defined contribution plans.

Putnam Model Portfolios

Putnam Model Portfolios

Putnam Model Portfolios

Flexible models are available that can be tailored to the unique demographics of your participant base.

Custom ready-mixed portfolios
  • Risk-based (Conservative, Moderate, Aggressive)
  • Age-based (target retirement date)
  • Combination of age-based portfolios with three underlying risk models

Variety of pre- diversified funds

Variety of pre-diversified funds

Putnam Absolute Return 500 Fund pursues positive returns with less volatility over time.

Putnam Global Asset Allocation Funds

Retirement Income Funds

Retirement Income Funds

Putnam's Retirement Income Funds enable investors who are in or near retirement to customize and regularly update their strategies for drawing from their retirement savings.

The three funds are ranked based on risk tolerance and use a combination of strategies that seek to generate income.

Retirement Income tool

Retirement Income Tool

We also provide a powerful new Retirement Income tool that may be used in tandem with these funds to manage the unique set of complexities presented by the savings withdrawal phase of retirement.

HelpNeed help?

Plan sponsors, advisors, and consultants
E-mail our 401(k) team or call 1-800-719-9914.
For plan participants
E-mail our participant help desk or log in to your account.