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Exclusive Interview: Kiplinger Retirement Report Editor Rachel Sheedy Reveals the One Retirement Question People aren’t Considering But Should

    Exclusive Interview: Kiplinger Retirement Report Editor Rachel Sheedy Reveals the One Retirement Question People aren’t Considering But Should

Before one can advise investors, it’s critical one know what they’re thinking and understand why they’re thinking it.

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What Plan Sponsors Must Do To Avoid Fiduciary Liability From These 3 Common Fee Blunders

    What Plan Sponsors Must Do To Avoid Fiduciary Liability From These 3 Common Fee Blunders

Plan sponsors shouldn’t let these three common fee foibles expose them to unnecessary fiduciary liability.

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Yes, Separately Managed 401k Account Pose Risks to Plan Sponsors, But These Steps Can Reduce Their Fiduciary Liability

    Yes, Separately Managed 401k Account Pose Risks to Plan Sponsors, But These Steps Can Reduce Their Fiduciary Liability

“As more employees find their 401k accounts growing to more than one million dollars, there will be a greater desire for employees to gain greater control over their own future. Plan sponsors should become more aware of the consequences of providing these kinds of options and how best to mitigate the liability risk associated with them.”

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Self-Dealing Ban Eliminates Greatest Fiduciary Conflict-of-Interest

    Self-Dealing Ban Eliminates Greatest Fiduciary Conflict-of-Interest

The definition of “conflict-of-interest” has become so broadly defined as to render it useless. It’s better to focus on the one conflict-of-interest that, with very limited exceptions, fiduciaries have had to outright ban for centuries. Ironically, in contrast to this precedent, it remains the one conflict-of-interest the DOL expressly permits.

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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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5 Most Important Financial Concepts a Fiduciary Must Teach

    5 Most Important Financial Concepts a Fiduciary Must Teach

It’s in everyone’s best interest to be successful, so it’s part of a fiduciary’s duty to show them how.

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FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 1/19/18

    FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 1/19/18

Government AWOL, Fiduciary Name Game continues, and should fees be determined by the marketplace or the courts?

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Retirement Pros Reveal Their Own Best Interests When It Comes to Their Retirement Plans

    Retirement Pros Reveal Their Own Best Interests When It Comes to Their Retirement Plans

Long-term investors like retirement savers can easily act like a fiduciary for their own assets. All they need to do is look in a mirror – but not for their own reflection. Look in a mirror a retirement professional is looking into and see how that reflection invests for retirement.

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FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 1/5/18

    FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 1/5/18

Tax cuts and retirement, crossing the fiduciary streams, and the rise of the anti-indexers.

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Will Record Breaking Market be the Anchor that Sinks 401k Savers?

    Will Record Breaking Market be the Anchor that Sinks 401k Savers?

With a GOT-based strategy, expectations are predicated on needs, not the happenstance of the market. GOT-based portfolios may not have the record-breaking excitement of market indices, but it’s slow-and-steady-wins-the-race philosophy may lead to a more comfortable retirement.

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