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Should a Plan Sponsor Adopt a 401k Investment Policy Statement?

    Should a Plan Sponsor Adopt a 401k Investment Policy Statement?

Whether a plan sponsor decides to adopt a 401k IPS remains an open question. It’s not a question that should be treated casually. Every plan situation is different. Plan sponsors therefore must conduct a thorough due diligence to determine what’s best for their plan.

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What is a 401k Investment Policy Statement (IPS)?

    What is a 401k Investment Policy Statement (IPS)?

Although we’ve seen a broader acceptance of using an IPS, their use is by no means universal and particularly lacking among smaller employers. Perhaps there’s a realization that, if you don’t get the IPS right, you’ll only increase your liability.

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What Will the Fiduciary Standard Look Like in Five Years?

    What Will the Fiduciary Standard Look Like in Five Years?

Still, if one has confidence the marketplace will drive the industry towards focusing on the best interests of clients, then a de facto fiduciary standard can emerge organically, without overt reliance on regulators.

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Fiduciary Rule SNAFU: What Happened, What Happens Next, and Does It Really Matter?

    Fiduciary Rule SNAFU: What Happened, What Happens Next, and Does It Really Matter?

In the final analysis, we may get the best of both worlds, a reduced regulatory compliance burden with a market that imposes the fiduciary standard.

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New Fiduciary Rule: What the DOL Got Right, Came Close on, and Missed Entirely

    New Fiduciary Rule: What the DOL Got Right, Came Close on, and Missed Entirely

Any regulation that requires 10 pages of explanation for every page of regulation is bound to have something good, something not-quite-good-enough, and something not-so-good.

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DOL Fiduciary Rule as Proposed May Not Stop Investor Losses as Claimed

    DOL Fiduciary Rule as Proposed May Not Stop Investor Losses as Claimed

The DOL is poised to endorse the continued use of the very fees it claims are costing retirement savers billions per year.

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Obama Fires Fiduciary Starter Pistol to Mixed Reviews

When a reputed home run hitter with such a pronounced track record of striking out wants to join your team, what do you do?

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“How-to” Guidelines to Follow When Creating 401k Plan Benchmarks

Just because something is measurable doesn’t mean it’s relevant.

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Hit, Miss or Backfire? Controversial Ayres/Curtis 401k Fee Paper Claims Broad-Based Fiduciary Breach

Can a Swiss Cheese argument add any value to solving important issues that really exist?

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