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Plan Sponsors Have This Fiduciary Duty to Structure 401k Plans to Reduce the Harm Market Inefficiencies Pose to Plan Participants

    Plan Sponsors Have This Fiduciary Duty to Structure 401k Plans to Reduce the Harm Market Inefficiencies Pose to Plan Participants

Despite the better intentions of finance professors a generation ago, the market regularly fails the efficiency test. The scary reality is not a question of what degree of market inefficiency exists, it’s that market inefficiency exists at all. And that can harm investors.

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FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 3/1/19

    FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 3/1/19

It’s that (Tax) Time of Year, Multiple (Fiduciary) Tugs-of-War, and Adeste Fidelty-as

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Exclusive Interview: Vic Ricciardi Says “Status Quo” Bias Thwarts Broader Acceptance of Behavioral Finance

    Exclusive Interview: Vic Ricciardi Says “Status Quo” Bias Thwarts Broader Acceptance of Behavioral Finance

Why are financial professionals more likely to embrace behavioral finance and how can this help the average investor?

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FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 2/9/18

    FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 2/9/18

Top-down retirement policy ideas, “What? I pay Fees?” and what we remember (and don’t) about market volatility

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How Anchoring Hurts 401k Retirement Savers

    How Anchoring Hurts 401k Retirement Savers

With the introduction of the concept of anchoring, Tversky and Kahneman opened the door to a new way of thinking about and addressing the financial decision-making process. For more than four decades, subsequent research has expanded upon their idea. Yet, plan sponsors and participants continue to remain uninformed of the dangers of anchoring.

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FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 10/20/17

    FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 10/20/17

Fiduciary irony, fee disbelief, and investment deja vu.

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FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 6/16/17

    FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 6/16/17

HSA in fiduciary cross-hairs, fiduciary first thoughts, and a new investment hope.

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The Three Biggest Mistakes Retirement Savers Make During Down Markets

    The Three Biggest Mistakes Retirement Savers Make During Down Markets

It is critically important that retirement savers make a long-term game plan for their savings and investing strategy.

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The Five Killer Concepts that Most Confuse Retirement Savers

    The Five Killer Concepts that Most Confuse Retirement Savers

Each of these is dripping with overtones from the lessons of behavioral finance.

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FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 1/15/16

    FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 1/15/16

The State in Flux, “Fiduciary” as product, and 12b-1 redux.

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