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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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FiduciaryNews Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 10/31/14

Political tea leaves, the madness of fees, and the enemy of the investing good.

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401k Plan Sponsors Not Only Ones Affected by “Adviser”/“Advisor” Fiduciary Confusion

How can we expect 401k plan sponsors to understand the difference when financial service professionals can’t?

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FiduciaryNews Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 10/24/14

The 401k comes roaring back, fiduciary fumbling and repeating investment history.

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Fiduciary News Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 8/12/11

With Congress in recess, the anti-fiduciary lobbyists have moved to major media outlets. Meanwhile, we’re continually discovering government regulation too often produces Rube Goldberg fiascos like target-date funds.

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Inside the Numbers: Why Every 401k Fiduciary Must Read This Report

Brightscope Co-Founder Mike Alfred reveals a piece of good news for small 401k plans and makes a surprising comment on just how important a plan’s investment menu really is – or isn’t.

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3 Reasons the SEC’s New 12(b)-1 Stance May Increase 401k Fiduciary Liability

The SEC does the right thing, and some 401k fiduciaries may find they’ve been doing the wrong thing.

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