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What does Retirement Plan “Best Interests” Really Mean for the 401k and IRA Fiduciary?

There are good examples of “best interests” and bad examples of “best interests,” but the ugly truth is we won’t know the practical definition of “best interests” until the courts decide.

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Fred Reish Unravels Washington Regs and Explains 401k Plan Sponsor Fiduciary Liability

Things in the news aren’t as they seem, but that doesn’t mean they’re not as they seem.

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“How-to” Guidelines to Follow When Creating 401k Plan Benchmarks

Just because something is measurable doesn’t mean it’s relevant.

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5 Tasks Every 401k Fiduciary Must Do Right Now

Here’s a checklist that will make the lives of 401k plan sponsors much easier.

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3 Ways 401k Plan Sponsors Can Reduce Fiduciary Liability

The three standard flavors of ERISA fiduciary plus one special bonus.

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401k Plan Sponsors Not Only Ones Affected by “Adviser”/“Advisor” Fiduciary Confusion

How can we expect 401k plan sponsors to understand the difference when financial service professionals can’t?

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Beyond Auto-Mania: The Future of 401k Plan Design

Dedicated and disciplined savings is the best way to insure a comfortable retirement, and, after all, isn’t that what it’s all about?

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Steps the 401k Fiduciary Can Take to Avoid Poor Plan Design

Perhaps we’ve learned choice isn’t all that it’s cracked up to be.

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Which Retirement Plan Fiduciary Most Drives 401k Plan Design

Over the decades, the role and standard of different types of service providers has shifted when it comes to plan design. But one thing remains constant.

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How Poor Plan Design Damages Retirement Readiness

Traditional 401k plan designs have demonstrated they actually discourage savings.

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