Management Glossary

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defined contribution plan
A pension plan designed such that the sponsor puts contributes a set amount to the plan during each period. The amount that the beneficiary receives on retirement will depend on the how successful the plan was in generating high returns on its investments.
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See: defined benefit plan, return on investment

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