Stable Value

Stable Value

Keep risk down with a stable value option that steadily rises.

Why Stable Value?

This income-producing, low-risk investment option consistently outperforms both money market funds and inflation while providing a guarantee of principal and interest.1 As a result, employees feel more confident about investing for their futures.

What is it?

Stable value is a principal preservation option in a Defined Contribution Plan that provides returns comparable to intermediate duration bonds with volatility comparable to money market funds. Unlike money market funds, stable value exceeds inflation, which positively impacts purchasing power.

Stable Value is unique:

  • Accessible only through qualified retirement plans
  • One of the most reliable capital preservation options available
  • Safeguards against financial losses
  • Backed by the financial strength of a Stable Value industry leader1

The Role of Stable Value Funds

Tom Schuster, Senior Vice President and Head of MetLife’s Stable Value business, explains the important role that stable value plays in retirement savings portfolios.

The Role of Stable Value in Each Stage of the Savings Journey

PLANSPONSOR recently spoke with Warren Howe, National Sales Director of Stable Value Markets at MetLife, about the benefits of stable value for participants near retirement and those who may still be building their savings.

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1 Guarantees are subject to the financial strength and claims-paying ability of Metropolitan Life Insurance Company and are subject to policy terms and conditions.