FiduciaryNews

What do you think of our site upgrade?
Hosting an industry conference? Ask us about including it in this ticker?

Tag "investment performance"

FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 11/16/18

    FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 11/16/18

Two opposing forces, what does “fiduciary” really mean, and, speaking of conflicts-of-interest.

This content is not available to your membership level. It is available to: Preferred
You may register with FiduciaryNews.com for free to become a Basic Member. You may also upgrade to benefit from premium content available only to Professional and Preferred Members.
You may be seeing this because you did not Login. If you have logged in and are still seeing this, you will need to check your member level is able to access this content.

1 comment Read Full Article

Do Common Benchmarks Mislead the 401k Fiduciary?

Regulators tend to focus on the measurable, not the meaningful. What may or may not have relevance in the court of law speaks volumes in the court of common sense.

4 comments Read Full Article

FiduciaryNews Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 3/8/13

Tax reform to take bite of 401ks? Can SEC draw fire from both sides? What is ‘Plan B’ for fees?

0 comment Read Full Article

FiduciaryNews Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 1/11/13

403(b) ills, a fiduciary stew and the return of investment performance.

0 comment Read Full Article

Mom – The Practically Perfect Picture of a Fiduciary

How would your mother explain your investment options to you?

2 comments Read Full Article

Exclusive FiduciaryNews.com Interview with Mutual Fund Fee Myth Busting Professor

Contrary to popular press reports, economic theory clearly suggests paying high fees is justified. Here’s the cruel irony and the greatest danger posed by the myth of high mutual fund fees: by taking back some of the responsibility normally delegated to professional advisers, an active fiduciary may in reality take on a greater fiduciary liability.

0 comment Read Full Article

How Recent Shift to Bonds Increases 401k Fiduciary Liability

Diversification does not protect the investor when the entire asset class sinks. A recent study from Hewitt Associates suggests events may be placing plan fiduciaries in a historically precarious position.

0 comment Read Full Article

New Study Refutes 4 Mutual Fund Fee Myths

Mutual fund shareholders can’t have their cake and eat it, too. Indeed, a myth busting professor bluntly states “mandatory fee reductions are likely to injure fund shareholders.”

3 comments Read Full Article

Time Magazine is Wrong!

If trawling litigators seek to influence friendly juries in any case against an ERISA/401k fiduciary, the Time article offers a very good starting point…And ill-prepared fiduciaries should be shaking in their boots.

1 comment Read Full Article

5 Rules for the Fiduciary Seeking to Avoid the Next Madoff

We don’t need more regulation to prevent future Madoffs, we just need common sense (and, perhaps, a tad bit more enforcement of existing regulations). Here are five straightforward rules fiduciaries can follow to avoid their own personal investment Waterloo.

0 comment Read Full Article

FiduciaryNews.com is sponsored by…

Vote in our Poll

Disclaimer

The materials at this web site are maintained for the sole purpose of providing general information about fiduciary law, tax accounting and investments and do not under any circumstances constitute legal, accounting or investment advice. You should not act or refrain from acting based on these materials without first obtaining the advice of an appropriate professional. Please carefully read the terms and conditions for using this site. This website contains links to third-party websites. We are not responsible for, and make no representations or endorsements with respect to, third-party websites, or with respect to any information, products or services that may be provided by or through such websites.