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5 Awkward 401k Questions Every Good Fiduciary Must Know the Answer To

    5 Awkward 401k Questions Every Good Fiduciary Must Know the Answer To

Never belittle the question or the person asking the question. These are sincere queries that represent commonly held beliefs. These beliefs live a Schrodinger Cat-like existence, being generally not quite true and not quite false. It’s critical, for the benefit of all retirement savers, that these questions be asked and that fiduciaries encourage their asking. This is the only way that allows the fiduciary to respond in the second noteworthy way: By using these questions to refute misconceptions and promote good retirement saving decision-making.

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FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 11/24/17

    FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 11/24/17

Celebrating a week of thankfulness, for bad news headlines, continuing interest in fees, and that ever open mind searching for the “coming (investment) thing.”

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FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 11/17/17

    FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 11/17/17

Government gangsters, boxers, and fee mongers.

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Why aren’t 401k Plan Sponsors and Participants Asking These Questions?

    Why aren’t 401k Plan Sponsors and Participants Asking These Questions?

Remember, it’s not what you know that’s important, it’s knowing that you don’t know what’s important that’s important.

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These Five Developments Dramatically Changed the Retirement Fiduciary World in 2016

    These Five Developments Dramatically Changed the Retirement Fiduciary World in 2016

In a year that was marked with uncertainty, the biggest development of 2016 might be that it just didn’t matter.

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FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 1/1/16

    FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 1/1/16

Truth revealed when no one is reading, much ado about fiduciary nothing, and silly talk for the silly investment season.

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Top 10 Reasons 401k Plan Sponsors Fear ETFs Not Ready For Primetime

With even insiders questioning their appropriateness, it’s easy to understand why 401k plan sponsors continue to feel uncomfortable with ETFs. What exactly did these experts say?

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Inside the Numbers: Why Every 401k Fiduciary Must Read This Report

Brightscope Co-Founder Mike Alfred reveals a piece of good news for small 401k plans and makes a surprising comment on just how important a plan’s investment menu really is – or isn’t.

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Can Commodities Hedge Inflation?

If you’re a fiduciary worried about potential liability, be warned. Commodities trading remains speculative and may not be appropriate for unsophisticated investors – no matter what the TV tells them.

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