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FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 8/3/18

    FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 8/3/18

In an otherwise quiet week, does anyone else think it strange that a whole slew of articles came out on this one particular topic?

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FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 7/27/18

    FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 7/27/18

FutureWorld of Retirement, The Zombie Fiduciary, and Treating Social Security Like a Bond.

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Exclusive Interview: NAPA President-Elect Jania Stout Explains How to Keep HSA From Cannibalizing Retirement Savings

    Exclusive Interview: NAPA President-Elect Jania Stout Explains How to Keep HSA From Cannibalizing Retirement Savings

“…anytime we are talking about disclosures, don’t make them like the lovely 404a notices. Make them simple and easy to understand. Otherwise you lose the whole point of the disclosure.”

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How a Fiduciary Answers the Individual Stocks vs. Mutual Fund Question

    How a Fiduciary Answers the Individual Stocks vs. Mutual Fund Question

If you’re a fiduciary and you haven’t ask this question, you might want to read this before you make your next decision.

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Exclusive Interview: Phyllis Borzi says Original Fiduciary 5-Part Test Left Plan Sponsors “Holding the Bag”

    Exclusive Interview: Phyllis Borzi says Original Fiduciary 5-Part Test Left Plan Sponsors “Holding the Bag”

For 8 years as Assistant Secretary of EBSA, Phyllis Borzi fought vigorously to protect plan sponsors and retirement savers under the uniform fiduciary umbrella. Here, she answers questions about the past, present and future of the Fiduciary Rule.

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FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 5/4/18

    FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 5/4/18

Fiduciary Scorecard: SEC down and DOL out; 12b-1 matters; and TDFs might not (in the way you think they do)

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Self-Dealing Ban Eliminates Greatest Fiduciary Conflict-of-Interest

    Self-Dealing Ban Eliminates Greatest Fiduciary Conflict-of-Interest

The definition of “conflict-of-interest” has become so broadly defined as to render it useless. It’s better to focus on the one conflict-of-interest that, with very limited exceptions, fiduciaries have had to outright ban for centuries. Ironically, in contrast to this precedent, it remains the one conflict-of-interest the DOL expressly permits.

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FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 4/28/18

    FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 4/28/18

Lotta regulator noise, fiduciary fallout, and DOL comes clean on “social” investing.

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FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 4/20/18

    FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 4/20/18

SEC punts fiduciary, fees aren’t everything, and old time investing.

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Exclusive Interview: Fred Reish says DOL “Conflicted” Over Conflict-of-Interest Rule Appeal

    Exclusive Interview: Fred Reish says DOL “Conflicted” Over Conflict-of-Interest Rule Appeal

One of the nation’s top ERISA attorneys tells us even if the Fiduciary Duty is dead, it’s not. The only question is which part will remain alive and which part with wither on the vine. Fred Reish has an idea, and he tells us here.

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