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401k Plan Sponsor Fiduciary Alert: Conflicts-of-Interest More Important than Mutual Fund Expense Ratios

It’s not the operating costs, it’s the shareholder fees. They’ll get you every time.

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DOL Proposed 401k Fee Roadmap: Merely Ineffective or A Major Plan Sponsor Sandtrap?

“A one-pager can really let the sun shine on the industry.”

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Hit, Miss or Backfire? Controversial Ayres/Curtis 401k Fee Paper Claims Broad-Based Fiduciary Breach

Can a Swiss Cheese argument add any value to solving important issues that really exist?

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What is an Appropriate Fee that a 401k Plan Should Pay?

It’s an answer everyone is searching for – and it just might surprise you.

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401k Fee Disclosure One Year Later: What We’ve Learned

The DOL’s new 401k Fee Disclosure Rule, while its effectiveness might be suspect, has empowered plan sponsors.

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Finance Pros Sound Off on E*Trade Ad Controversy

A talking baby is cute, but is this a case of the pot calling the kettle black?

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401k Fee Disclosure: What 6 Months Tells Us

A warning is not the same as protection.

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What’s a Fair Fee to Pay a Fiduciary

When it comes to fees, abide these 3 rules of thumb.

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Experts Advise 401k Plan Sponsors on 408(b)(2) Fee Disclosure Template

Did the DOL miss the boat by not offering a definitive “apples-to-apples” comparison template?

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401k Plan Sponsors and the Mutual Fund Expense Ratio Wild Goose Chase

Any talk of mutual fund expense ratios only diverts attention away from the true issue at hand – what are the true costs of those non-mutual fund products that make up nearly half of all 401k investments?

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