Simply spreading your savings over various types of investments is called diversification. But what´s the best way to diversify? The answer depends on the risk you´re willing to take, the rate of return you require, and how long before you will need the money. With those specifics, you can spread your savings among different classes of investments to minimize risk and help you meet your goals. This is called asset allocation.
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Outlines the investment philosophy and practices of SURS and has been developed to serve as a reference point for the management of the System´s defined benefit assets.
Outlines the investment policy for the management of the assets of State Universities Retirement System of Illinois (SURS) Self-Managed Plan (SMP).
These policies set standards and recommend practices that companies and boards of directors should adopt to promote accountability, independence, integrity, rigor and transparency.