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What are 401k Plan Sponsors Interested in Most Right Now?

    What are 401k Plan Sponsors Interested in Most Right Now?

Here’s quick read with a surprise reveal. Can you find it?

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5 Top Education Topics 401k Plan Sponsors Need To Ask About But Don’t

    5 Top Education Topics 401k Plan Sponsors Need To Ask About But Don’t

There’s always something new under the sun, and that means there’s always educational topics 401k plan sponsors should be asking about but aren’t. Hopefully, this list will inspire more curiosity and lead to better informed employees.

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The One Topic Every 401k Plan Sponsor Must Know Right Now: Fiduciary Education Curriculum (Part III)

    The One Topic Every 401k Plan Sponsor Must Know Right Now: Fiduciary Education Curriculum (Part III)

Most 401k plan sponsors will readily admit they are not experts when it comes to retirement plans. They understand they have a role in the process. They understand that role carries with it certain fiduciary obligations. They understand (and accept) that role also exposes them to liabilities. This article shows how prudent delegation can mitigate much of that fiduciary liability.

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How 401k Plan Sponsors Can Mitigate Fiduciary Liability Associated with Target Date Funds

    How 401k Plan Sponsors Can Mitigate Fiduciary Liability Associated with Target Date Funds

There are two strategic paths to use when it comes reducing liability. One approach occurs after the fact – after the target date funds are already in place. The other approach takes place before the target date funds are even placed on the 401k plan menu. Which is more reliable?

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5 Areas Where Target Date Funds Increase 401k Plan Sponsors’ Fiduciary Liability

    5 Areas Where Target Date Funds Increase 401k Plan Sponsors’ Fiduciary Liability

When considering the potential – if not underestimated – liability associated with TDFs, perhaps it’s best to listen to the warning Cialdini provides regarding Social Proof: “It should never be trusted fully… we need to look up and around periodically whenever we are locked into the evidence of the crowd.”

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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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FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 1/11/19

    FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 1/11/19

Potpourri, a fiduciary surprise, and “Out of Date” (Part Deux).

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3 Reasons 401k Plan Sponsors are Smiling

    3 Reasons 401k Plan Sponsors are Smiling

As the year approaches its conclusion, it’s a good time to reflect on the good that we have seen in the 401k world. In doing so, we can see plan sponsors have reason to smile.

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FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 12/07/18

    FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 12/07/18

Tale of Two Public Policy Cities, Plato’s Fiduciary Cave, and Frankenstein’s Index Fund

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