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Fiduciary News Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 12/31/10

An otherwise quiet news week produces a flurry of stories on one single under-reported issue: coincidence or not?

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The Five Most Widely Read Fiduciary News Stories in 2010 (Part II of II)

Does the most widely read Fiduciary News story in 2010 reflect a latent concern among 401k fiduciaries or does is represent an eerie omen?

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Top Ten Most Widely Read Fiduciary News Stories in 2010 (Part I of II)

If you’ve been floating in space for the past twelve months, have no fear as these articles are the ones you most want to read to catch up on the happenings of 2010.

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Will DOL’s New Mutual Fund Fee Disclosures Mislead 401k Investors?

“What is intended to help participants, may hurt them as their decisions are driven by confusion and data overload.”

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DOL’s New Performance Reporting Requirements: A Boon or a Risk to the 401k Fiduciary?

The DOL’s new requirements offer some good and some bad news. The question is do the benefits of the good offset the dangers of the bad? Discover both in this article.

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Fiduciary News Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 12/17/10

Is this the week that signaled the beginning of the bond bubble bust? What ETFs need to be a game changer. Why can’t brokers survive serving smaller clients while advisers don’t have any problem? A new twist in the pension problem surfaces.

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Exclusive Interview: Mike Alfred Provides Insight into BrightScope’s 2nd Annual List of the Top 30 401k Plans

Should mutual funds give fee breaks to large plans only? See what BrightScope’s Mike Alfred says.

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401k 2.0 – A Proposal

Isn’t it ironic that the very people who 401k plans were created to benefit have decided it’s easier to ignore the maze than to constructively participate. Allowing the 401k to evolve up to today’s technology will solve many problems.

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Fiduciary News Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 11/26/10

Some surprises of shoddy reporting in what might normally be considered a quiet week. And some good reporting, too.

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Fiduciary News Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 11/19/10

Join us in giving thanks to all the news that 401k plans generate. There’s a special gem this week – maybe a hint at how the SEC will rule on the fiduciary standard.

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