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The 401k Plan Sponsor’s Dilemma – What’s Wrong with “Risk”

How a simple pub game destroyed the nearly two generations-old foundation that built a Nobel-Prize winning investment theory.

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Fiduciary News Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 8/19/11

Read the fallout from the mass market media op-eds that take opposite sides in the fiduciary standard debate while both taking flack from just one side – those in favor of the fiduciary standard.

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7 Deadly Sins Every ERISA Fiduciary Must Avoid: The 2nd Deadly Sin – The Joy of “Risk”

To really understand investment risk, we must first discover how risk management first evolved.

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Fiduciary News Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 6/24/11

Do you get the feeling a this fee talk is just sleight-of-hand? There are so many fees, no wonder why investors are confused between the fees that matter and the fees that don’t matter.

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Why Should 401k Plan Sponsors Care What Others Think About the Fiduciary Standard?

The result of a new J.D. Power & Associates survey poses a double jeopardy for 401k plan sponsors. In the end, though, there’s only one correct answer to the question.

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401k Plan Sponsors: Is Your Investment Policy Statement Still Using Outdated Language?

How old is that 401k Investment Policy Statement? If it hasn’t been updated in a while, chances are it contains language that could get the Plan Sponsor in trouble. Here’s at least one thing you can look for.

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5 Criteria 401k Plan Sponsors Must Consider Before Hiring an ERISA Attorney

If the consequences of choosing the wrong ERISA attorney can prove catastrophic, what are the most important criteria 401k plan sponsors should use when selecting an ERISA attorney?

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Fiduciary News Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 4/22/11

Trending topics this week explores whether a popular investment product is a ticking time bomb or the Holy Grail of investing and connects the dots to lament over the apparent loss of a true fiduciary standard.

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What 401k Plan Sponsors Might Expect from Proposed Fiduciary Rules

It might surprise you to discover the industry’s loudest complaints against the fiduciary standard might also be the strongest arguments for the fiduciary standard.

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DOL Detractor Reveals Due Diligence Secret to 401k Plan Sponsors

You’d trust someone who had your interests at heart. Would you give your trust to someone who didn’t? How can you tell if someone places your interests first?

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