CITs: A Strategic Advantage for Today’s Forward-thinking Retirement Advisors

Corporate & Institutional
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Collective investment trusts, the investment vehicles commonly known as CITs, are no longer the best kept secret in the multi-trillion-dollar U.S. retirement market. In fact, as of 2017, more than one-quarter of the $5.5-trillion in 401(k) assets in this country was invested in CITs, according to research firm Cerulli Associates[1].What are CITs?CITs are pooled, tax-exempt investment vehicles sponsored and maintained by a bank or trust company that also serves as the trustee.