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Fiduciary News Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 10/15/10

You won’t believe some of the articles that appeared this week – and supposedly high end publications!

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

What does the Fiduciary Standard, upside down mutual fund conventional wisdom and dullard annuities all have in common?

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ERISA Plan Sponsors Wonder: Do Web-Site Alexa Ratings Suggest Victory for Fiduciary Standard?

We’ll show you the raw data first, then provide our analysis – and an important caveat.

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Target Date Funds: DOA or Just a False Start?

The race is on between finding an adequate solution for TDFs and one sudden market cataclysm that spurs a slew of fiduciary liability lawsuits.

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What Every 401k Fiduciary Should Know About Target Date Funds

While one might ask why it took this product 50 years to become popular, a better question might be why had the product failed to spark much interest during those decades.

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401k Plan Sponsor Lament: Are Target Date Funds the Edsel of the Mutual Fund Industry?

“I selected the Target Date Funds to reduce my fiduciary liability. Are you telling me this actually raises my fiduciary liability?” The panel merely looked at each other and laughed.

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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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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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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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