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Are We Better Off With or Without ERISA? And What are the Implications?

    Are We Better Off With or Without ERISA? And What are the Implications?

Thar’s gold in them thar retirement plans! Who could blame cash-starved states from trying to get a piece of that action? On the other hand, there’s plenty of blame when the regulatory arm created to protect employees places politics ahead of the best interests of retirement savers.

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Did DOL Fiduciary Rule FAQ Just Fire Warning Shot at Target Date Fund/Index Fund Fees?

    Did DOL Fiduciary Rule FAQ Just Fire Warning Shot at Target Date Fund/Index Fund Fees?

How much effort does it really take for ongoing monitoring of an index fund or a target date fund? And does that justify the fees advisers typically charge? And is this why the DOL inserted that reference in Q5 of the Fiduciary FAQ?

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New Fiduciary Rule: What the DOL Got Right, Came Close on, and Missed Entirely

    New Fiduciary Rule: What the DOL Got Right, Came Close on, and Missed Entirely

Any regulation that requires 10 pages of explanation for every page of regulation is bound to have something good, something not-quite-good-enough, and something not-so-good.

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DOL Fiduciary Rule as Proposed May Not Stop Investor Losses as Claimed

    DOL Fiduciary Rule as Proposed May Not Stop Investor Losses as Claimed

The DOL is poised to endorse the continued use of the very fees it claims are costing retirement savers billions per year.

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When Must a Fiduciary Just Say “No” to a Client?

When it comes to being a fiduciary, the customer is, most assuredly, not always right.

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Obama Fires Fiduciary Starter Pistol to Mixed Reviews

When a reputed home run hitter with such a pronounced track record of striking out wants to join your team, what do you do?

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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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Hit, Miss or Backfire? Controversial Ayres/Curtis 401k Fee Paper Claims Broad-Based Fiduciary Breach

Can a Swiss Cheese argument add any value to solving important issues that really exist?

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Wall Street’s Whipping Boy and a World Without a Fiduciary Standard

Ron Rhoades explains how and why we lost the fiduciary standard and why that might be a good thing for bona fide fiduciaries.

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Industry Thought-Leaders: 401k MEPs as Safe as Any Other 401k Plan

“MEPs are less susceptible thanks to their size and their often use of multiple providers.” “MEPs really are a great solution for employers, especially small employers.”

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