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FiduciaryNews Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 4/13/12

The SIFMA has no Clothes, the next investment fad and “Are you Ready for some Fee-Ball?”

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FiduciaryNews Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 4/6/12

In a week that we featured Investment Due Diligence for 401k plans, a major court ruling shows what happened without such due diligence.

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FiduciaryNews Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 2/17/12

Washington attacks 401k plans as states move to convert DB plans to DC plans, fiduciary advocates take off the gloves, annuities replace TDFs as favorite whipping boy and more.

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Fiduciary News Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 11/18/11

Will new Fiduciary Rule complicate bundling, new study suggests how to reduce fees, making 401k plan option menus simpler, the new retirement age and more…

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Fiduciary News Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 10/7/11

A flurry of a week that saw lawmakers go back to the future, the brokers get more than they bargained for and another good “teachable moment” for investing.

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Which Fiduciary “Cost” Matters Most: The Broker’s or the Retirement Investor’s?

Both sides of the fiduciary debate suggest their view reduces retirement investor costs. They can’t both be right. Luckily, the marketplace offers a real testing ground, leaving only one question: Who does the DOL protect – the industry or the investor?

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Mass Media Retirement Hype: Hurting 401k Investors and Increasing Plan Sponsor Fiduciary Liability?

If the major networks prefer to use former professionals as color announcers for sports events, why don’t they use specific industry professionals to write these types of stories for the mass media?

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Top Fiduciary Stories in 2009

The topsy-turvy 2009 provided some of the biggest fiduciary stories in years. Which do you think rates as the most important?

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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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