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How Many Investment Options Should 401k Plan Sponsors Offer?

A better question: Why don’t enough 401k plan sponsors ask this important fiduciary question?

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Tips 401k Plan Sponsors Can Use to Help Employees Avoid Risk Aversion

Sign, sign, everywhere a sign. Here’s a study showing why segregation is a bad thing even when it comes to portfolio reporting.

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Risk and the 401k Investor: How Plan Sponsors Can Avoid Misleading Employees

Here are three easy practices a 401k plan fiduciary can implement to avoid one of the common investing mistakes identified by researchers in the field of behavioral finance.

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Why Risk Doesn’t Matter to the ERISA Fiduciary

First the bad news: The client isn’t always right. Now the worse news: If you listen to the client you’ve just bitten off a chunk of fiduciary liability. How did you get in this mess in the first place?

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The 401k Plan Sponsor’s Dilemma – What’s Wrong with “Risk”

How a simple pub game destroyed the nearly two generations-old foundation that built a Nobel-Prize winning investment theory.

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Investment Risk and the 401k Fiduciary: An Overview of Components

To best understand what is wrong with the misuse of investment “risk tolerance,” we need to understand these components of risk.

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7 Deadly Sins Every ERISA Fiduciary Must Avoid: The 2nd Deadly Sin – The Joy of “Risk”

To really understand investment risk, we must first discover how risk management first evolved.

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Market Regulation: Boon or Bane to 401k Plan Sponsors & Investors?

What famous logical fallacy might explain how Washington dooms 401k fiduciaries and their investors?

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How Babe Ruth Can Help 401k Plan Sponsors Teach Employees the Most Important Thing They Need to Know

Time diversification remains controversial, but here’s why the practitioners have one up on the academics.

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The Best Way 401k Plan Sponsors can Offer Total Return Options

Data here reveals the amazing truth about the success of total return investing. So, what’s a plan sponsor to do?

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