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Exclusive Interview: Robert R. Johnson Says Cryptocurrency “Laughable,” Won’t End Well

    Exclusive Interview: Robert R. Johnson Says Cryptocurrency “Laughable,” Won’t End Well

The height of absurdity was in 2017, when Long Island Ice Tea Corp changed its name to Long Blockchain Corp and its shares soared.

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A Fiduciary Approach to Alternative Investments: Friend or Fad?

    A Fiduciary Approach to Alternative Investments: Friend or Fad?

But is that a chance a fiduciary should take with someone else’s money? The answer is so obvious the question should not have to be asked.

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A Fiduciary Must Confront The Fears and Fads of Market Cycles

    A Fiduciary Must Confront The Fears and Fads of Market Cycles

A good fiduciary must keep a level head and know when emotions drive investors. After all, if they’re not careful, emotion will drive investors right off the cliff.

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The Fiduciary Duty to Investigate Conflicts-of-Interests with “Zero” and “Negative” Fee Funds

    The Fiduciary Duty to Investigate Conflicts-of-Interests with “Zero” and “Negative” Fee Funds

Whatever the future holds, we live in a present where there is no such thing as a free lunch; thus, the basic notion of caveat emptor continues to hold true.

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3 Unintended Consequences Point Out How Robert Smith’s Honest Gift to Pay Loans Neglects Duty to Students’ Best Interest – A Lesson In Fiduciary Duty

  3 Unintended Consequences Point Out How Robert Smith’s Honest Gift to Pay Loans Neglects Duty to Students’ Best Interest – A Lesson In Fiduciary Duty

The entire Morehouse class of 2019 has just won a lottery of sorts. Like all lottery winners, what happens next will reveal the content of its character. And possibly reveal the ultimate fiduciary lesson.

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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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Exclusive Interview: Blaine Aikin says DOL Fiduciary Rule’s “Lasting Impact Lives On”

  Exclusive Interview: Blaine Aikin says DOL Fiduciary Rule’s “Lasting Impact Lives On”

Here’s an inside look at what’s been making all those headlines the last few years, and maybe what might be making headlines in the next few years.

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Tax Law Fallout Yields These Five Fiduciary Facts For Retirement Savings

  Tax Law Fallout Yields These Five Fiduciary Facts For Retirement Savings

With the final dust comfortably settling on this year’s tax season, we can know begin to put together the pieces of this new reality that may have plan sponsors and their service providers rethinking their long-held strategies.

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