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5 Reasons Why It’s Better to Benchmark Based on Personalized GOT Return Requirement Instead of Any Particular Market Return

    5 Reasons Why It’s Better to Benchmark Based on Personalized GOT Return Requirement Instead of Any Particular Market Return

All the preceding reasons logically lead to this one undeniable truth: You either meet your goal or you don’t. All other methods of measurement, all other forms of calculations, all other arbitrary comparisons fail to stand up to this simple, common-sense, metric.

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Compliance

Ongoing Debate: When (If Ever) Can a Fiduciary Legally Engage in Self-Dealing?

    Ongoing Debate: When (If Ever) Can a Fiduciary Legally Engage in Self-Dealing?

On the face of it, there appears to be little room for debate. Upon closer examination, however, the specifics of particular circumstances can muddle things up. Would you like to see what we mean by this? Here’s what you get when you ask the experts whether or not a fiduciary can ever legally engage in self-dealing.

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Conflicts of Interest

Self-Dealing Ban Eliminates Greatest Fiduciary Conflict-of-Interest

    Self-Dealing Ban Eliminates Greatest Fiduciary Conflict-of-Interest

The definition of “conflict-of-interest” has become so broadly defined as to render it useless. It’s better to focus on the one conflict-of-interest that, with very limited exceptions, fiduciaries have had to outright ban for centuries. Ironically, in contrast to this precedent, it remains the one conflict-of-interest the DOL expressly permits.

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What if the DOL Wrote the Rules of Golf?

    What if the DOL Wrote the Rules of Golf?

Don Trone offers an amusing take on a current issue of interest.

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