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Exclusive Interview: PlanSponsor’s Nevin Adams Says Plan Sponsors not Focused on Same Issues as Advisers & Regulators “Too Few 401k Plans” Annuities “Not Viable”

I wish we’d spend a tenth of the time we spend indoctrinating our kids about drug use and sex helping them understand the basics of money and investing.

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Fiduciary News Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 8/27/10

Too busy for last week’s news? Here’s a quick synopsis of the major news events and trends impacting the ERISA plan fiduciary.

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New White Paper Reveals 3 Greatest Fiduciary Liability Threats to 401k Plan Sponsors

The current economic setting only heightens fiduciary liability. Last year, the DOL logged more than 4.5 corrected violations per business day. With aggressive litigators using technology to sniff out these violators and others, what’s a 401k plan sponsor to do?

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SEC’s 12(b)-1 Proposal: Does It Actually Increase 401k Fiduciary Liability?

Fiduciary News interviews an industry spokesman, who, on the condition of anonymity, shares a shocking point in the SEC 12b-1 proposal that has, to date, failed to receive the media coverage one might expect.

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Washington Earthquake May Shake 401k Fiduciaries & Plan Sponsors (Part I of II)

For 401k plan sponsors and fiduciaries, this seismic events delivered out of the nation’s Capital on July 15 signals the start of significant changes in the way they operate their plans.

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Exclusive Interview with BrightScope’s Mike Alfred: Most 401k Plan Sponsors “Have No Idea…”

Why some target date investors should be furious, why expecting 401k plan sponsors to comment on a change they don’t understand would be asking far too much and just see what he says about 12b-1 fees.

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10 Useful Web-Sites for 401k Plan Sponsors & Any ERISA Fiduciary

A handful of web-sites have sprung up offering useful information geared specifically to 401k plan sponsors and fiduciaries. These 10 past our test as the best.

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4 Liability Reducing Strategies for Today’s 401k Plan Sponsor (Part II)

These three issues linger like a ticking time bomb. They’re out there. They’re going to go off at some point. We just don’t know when. Plan fiduciaries need to get ready for them.

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Will 401k World Change by Fall? 3 Pressing Regulatory Issues 401k Plan Sponsors Need to Know Right Now (Part I of II)

These next three months may prove a watershed for 401k plan sponsors as new rules will dramatically alter how 401k plan sponsors manage their companies’ retirement plans.

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9 Free On-Line DOL Resources for 401k Plan Sponsors

Where’s the best place for the 401k plan sponsor to go for free help on their fiduciary duties and responsibilities?

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