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How to Address Top Fiduciary Issues for Trade Associations Sponsoring 401k MEPs

    How to Address Top Fiduciary Issues for Trade Associations Sponsoring 401k MEPs

It appears all but certain the floodgates will soon open wide, unleashing a torrent of trade association sponsored 401k MEPs. If you’re looking for the trigger that will open those floodgates, here’s what you should be paying attention to.

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401k Plan Sponsors’ Fiduciary Obligation to Former Employees

    401k Plan Sponsors’ Fiduciary Obligation to Former Employees

Not being able to easily monitor how former employees apply these tools, however, can increase the fiduciary liability of plan sponsors.

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5 Ways 401k Plan Sponsors Can Help Employees Nearing Retirement

    5 Ways 401k Plan Sponsors Can Help Employees Nearing Retirement

You can’t do anything about it if you don’t know what the “it” is you need to do something about. It is therefore important for plan sponsors to devote resources that increase employee awareness.

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A New Way to Prepare Employees for Retirement Plays to 401k Plan Sponsors’ Strengths

    A New Way to Prepare Employees for Retirement Plays to 401k Plan Sponsors’ Strengths

If plan sponsors can train their employees to use these same tactics for their retirement, they’ll be more likely to practice those tactics at work. And that’s good for business.

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This is How 401k Plan Sponsors Get Education Answers to These Three F-Words

    This is How 401k Plan Sponsors Get Education Answers to These Three F-Words

401k plan sponsors have a renewed focus on the three F-words of offering employee retirement benefits: Fiduciary, Fees, and Financial Wellness. Here’s how plan sponsors answer questions related to each of these three F-words.

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What are 401k Plan Sponsors Interested in Most Right Now?

    What are 401k Plan Sponsors Interested in Most Right Now?

Here’s quick read with a surprise reveal. Can you find it?

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5 Top Education Topics 401k Plan Sponsors Need To Ask About But Don’t

    5 Top Education Topics 401k Plan Sponsors Need To Ask About But Don’t

There’s always something new under the sun, and that means there’s always educational topics 401k plan sponsors should be asking about but aren’t. Hopefully, this list will inspire more curiosity and lead to better informed employees.

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The One Topic Every 401k Plan Sponsor Must Know Right Now: Fiduciary Education Curriculum (Part III)

    The One Topic Every 401k Plan Sponsor Must Know Right Now: Fiduciary Education Curriculum (Part III)

Most 401k plan sponsors will readily admit they are not experts when it comes to retirement plans. They understand they have a role in the process. They understand that role carries with it certain fiduciary obligations. They understand (and accept) that role also exposes them to liabilities. This article shows how prudent delegation can mitigate much of that fiduciary liability.

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The Meat and Potatoes Topics of 401k Plan Sponsor Training: Fiduciary Education Curriculum (Part II)

    The Meat and Potatoes Topics of 401k Plan Sponsor Training: Fiduciary Education Curriculum (Part II)

If we liken the “5 Critical Topics” to the skeleton and sinew of a plan sponsor’s fiduciary obligation, the “meat and potatoes” topics can be described as its soft underbelly. It is within the routines of these topics that plan sponsors live most dangerously. What are these next two topics and why is it important plan sponsors to dig deep into them rather than simply “read the headlines”?

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5 Critical Topics to Teach 401k Plan Sponsors: Fiduciary Education Curriculum (Part I)

    5 Critical Topics to Teach 401k Plan Sponsors: Fiduciary Education Curriculum (Part I)

These are fundamental in nature. They are necessary prerequisites for 401k plan sponsors to fully inculcate themselves with more complex topics.

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