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Tips 401k Plan Sponsors Can Use to Help Employees Avoid Risk Aversion

Sign, sign, everywhere a sign. Here’s a study showing why segregation is a bad thing even when it comes to portfolio reporting.

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3 More Ways 401k Plan Sponsors Can Help Employees Make Better Investment Decisions

New research suggests a better way to communicate critical investment information.

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3 Ways 401k Plan Sponsors Can Help Employees Make Better Investment Decisions

The research has been around for more than a decade. Why do regulators and the industry ignore it?

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How Should a 401k Plan Sponsor Construct an Appropriate Investment Policy Statement?

For those who believe an Investment Policy Statement (IPS) for an ERISA retirement plan helps reduce fiduciary liability, here’s a nine step process for creating a strong IPS.

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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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How to Nudge 401k Participation Higher

Recent studies suggest employees are better off with 401k plans than with tradition pensions. Here’s how plan sponsors can take advantage of behavioral economics research to make 401k plans even better.

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New Study Explains Why the 401k Match FAILs

Pre-publication draft of new study sheds new light on the value – or lack thereof – of 401k matching and participant education. In a Fiduciary News exclusive, one of the study’s authors suggests a solution.

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New White Paper Reveals 3 Greatest Fiduciary Liability Threats to 401k Plan Sponsors

The current economic setting only heightens fiduciary liability. Last year, the DOL logged more than 4.5 corrected violations per business day. With aggressive litigators using technology to sniff out these violators and others, what’s a 401k plan sponsor to do?

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10 Useful Web-Sites for 401k Plan Sponsors & Any ERISA Fiduciary

A handful of web-sites have sprung up offering useful information geared specifically to 401k plan sponsors and fiduciaries. These 10 past our test as the best.

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4 Liability Reducing Strategies for Today’s 401k Plan Sponsor (Part II)

These three issues linger like a ticking time bomb. They’re out there. They’re going to go off at some point. We just don’t know when. Plan fiduciaries need to get ready for them.

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