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Exclusive Interview: NAPA President-Elect Jania Stout Explains How to Keep HSA From Cannibalizing Retirement Savings

    Exclusive Interview: NAPA President-Elect Jania Stout Explains How to Keep HSA From Cannibalizing Retirement Savings

“…anytime we are talking about disclosures, don’t make them like the lovely 404a notices. Make them simple and easy to understand. Otherwise you lose the whole point of the disclosure.”

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Exclusive Interview: Kiplinger Retirement Report Editor Rachel Sheedy Reveals the One Retirement Question People aren’t Considering But Should

    Exclusive Interview: Kiplinger Retirement Report Editor Rachel Sheedy Reveals the One Retirement Question People aren’t Considering But Should

Before one can advise investors, it’s critical one know what they’re thinking and understand why they’re thinking it.

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Exclusive Interview: Phyllis Borzi says Original Fiduciary 5-Part Test Left Plan Sponsors “Holding the Bag”

    Exclusive Interview: Phyllis Borzi says Original Fiduciary 5-Part Test Left Plan Sponsors “Holding the Bag”

For 8 years as Assistant Secretary of EBSA, Phyllis Borzi fought vigorously to protect plan sponsors and retirement savers under the uniform fiduciary umbrella. Here, she answers questions about the past, present and future of the Fiduciary Rule.

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Exclusive Interview: Fred Reish says DOL “Conflicted” Over Conflict-of-Interest Rule Appeal

    Exclusive Interview: Fred Reish says DOL “Conflicted” Over Conflict-of-Interest Rule Appeal

One of the nation’s top ERISA attorneys tells us even if the Fiduciary Duty is dead, it’s not. The only question is which part will remain alive and which part with wither on the vine. Fred Reish has an idea, and he tells us here.

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Exclusive Interview: Ary Rosenbaum says Scottrade Still on the Hook Despite 5th Circuit Ruling

    Exclusive Interview: Ary Rosenbaum says Scottrade Still on the Hook Despite 5th Circuit Ruling

Prolific ERISA attorney shares his views on the DOL’s Fiduciary Rule and the direction the industry is headed in.

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Exclusive Interview: David Levine: 401k Plan Sponsors Must Separate These Fiduciary Rule Facts from Fiction

    Exclusive Interview: David Levine: 401k Plan Sponsors Must Separate These Fiduciary Rule Facts from Fiction

“This uncertainty can be very challenging for plan sponsors. If I have to give some basic words of advice to plan sponsors, I simply say ‘stop and take a breath.’”

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Exclusive Interview: Harold Evensky on Fiduciary: The Name is the Game

    Exclusive Interview: Harold Evensky on Fiduciary: The Name is the Game

“There is no practical difference between ‘adviser’ and ‘advisor’ in the eyes of the customer. Both suggest a level of relationship well beyond the standard of a brokerage relationship.”

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Exclusive Interview: Ted Beck – 401k Process Must Be Demystified

    Exclusive Interview: Ted Beck – 401k Process Must Be Demystified

I am behind any idea that puts savings on autopilot and takes a lot of thought out of it. Take for example every time we get a raise in our salary. We should automatically have our savings contributions adjust accordingly when that happens.

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Exclusive Interview: DCALTA’s Jonathan Epstein Explains How You Might be More Familiar with Alternative Investments Than You Think

    Exclusive Interview: DCALTA’s Jonathan Epstein Explains How You Might be More Familiar with Alternative Investments Than You Think

“Casting a wider investment net on asset classes and alternative strategies, especially those that are designed to reduce risk, as increasing a sponsor’s fiduciary liability. That seems to be the misnomer, that the term ‘alternatives’ assimilates to higher risk or higher cost investments.”

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Exclusive Interview: Barbara Roper Says Mere Disclosure Inadequate for Fiduciary Advice

    Exclusive Interview: Barbara Roper Says Mere Disclosure Inadequate for Fiduciary Advice

For that to work, however, it’s not enough to change the titles brokers use – to make them call their sales representatives “salespeople” and call their services “sales recommendations” – you’d also have to completely change the way they market themselves so that their marketing messages are consistent with their regulatory status.

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