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Exclusive Interview: Vic Ricciardi Says “Status Quo” Bias Thwarts Broader Acceptance of Behavioral Finance

    Exclusive Interview: Vic Ricciardi Says “Status Quo” Bias Thwarts Broader Acceptance of Behavioral Finance

Why are financial professionals more likely to embrace behavioral finance and how can this help the average investor?

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Rethinking Performance Standards (Part I – The Fatal Flaw)

    Rethinking Performance Standards (Part I – The Fatal Flaw)

Worse, those held accountable for the potential damage of the flaw are not these detached organizations, but the professionals implicitly promoting the festering error – regular people ranging from bank trustees hired to guard the interests of beneficiaries to retirement plan sponsors and trustees responsible for protecting their employees.

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The Five Killer Concepts that Most Confuse Retirement Savers

    The Five Killer Concepts that Most Confuse Retirement Savers

Each of these is dripping with overtones from the lessons of behavioral finance.

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A Growing Fiduciary Concern: Have “State-of-the-Art” Investment Menus Backfired?

    A Growing Fiduciary Concern: Have “State-of-the-Art” Investment Menus Backfired?

Keeping the investment option menu simple not only increases the odds employees will retire in comfort, it also helps reduce fiduciary liability for plan sponsors.

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Investing vs. Saving – Why the 401k Fiduciary Must Emphasize Only One

On the Road to Success, discovering the critical steps is often more important than the length of your stride.

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FiduciaryNews Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 6/20/14

Fiduciary Facts, Fee Faux Pas and Ignorant Investing

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These 7 Articles Help 401k Plan Sponsors Apply Fiduciary Principles to Build a 21st Century Plan

    These 7 Articles Help 401k Plan Sponsors Apply Fiduciary Principles to Build a 21st Century Plan

Do you think the nature of those interests have changed since the plan was originally created? Has plan design changed accordingly?

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3 (Bad) Reasons 401k Investors are Over-Cautious

It’s a sad world where “safety first” has the opposite effect.

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Anticipating the Bond Bubble Burst: Protecting Your 401k Plan

Bonds and bond funds alike suffer from rising interest rates, but bonds are protected in ways bond funds are not. Does the typical 401k investor know that?

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