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A Brave New World for 401k Plans Sponsors without Conflict-of-Interest Fees

    A Brave New World for 401k Plans Sponsors without Conflict-of-Interest Fees

Without conflict-of-interest fees like 12b-1 fees and revenue sharing, the world becomes a lot simpler for 401k plan sponsors and a lot safer for plan participants.

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Media Short-Cuts on Expense Ratios Can Misdirect 401k Fiduciary Due Diligence

    Media Short-Cuts on Expense Ratios Can Misdirect 401k Fiduciary Due Diligence

Simply by eliminating all funds with commissions, 12b-1 fees, and revenue sharing from the 401k investment due diligence process can greatly reduce the fiduciary liability exposure to the plan sponsor.

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Will Increased 401k Fee Scrutiny Trump DOL’s New Fiduciary Rule?

    Will Increased 401k Fee Scrutiny Trump DOL’s New Fiduciary Rule?

Fee Disclosure and class-action suits have been the one-two punch that has spurred interest in greater 401k fee scrutiny.

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Six Months Later and It’s Now Clear the Current DOL Fiduciary Proposal Worsens Investor Protections

    Six Months Later and It’s Now Clear the Current DOL Fiduciary Proposal Worsens Investor Protections

Is the DOL about to give brokers everything they want?

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How to Improve 401k Participant Fee Disclosure

    How to Improve 401k Participant Fee Disclosure

They say less is more, and nowhere is that more true than in 401k participant fee disclosure.

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Top Ten Reasons Why 401k Participant Fee Disclosure Hurts Employees’ Retirement Prospects

If fee disclosure is a disease, education is the cure.

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Why Isn’t 401k Fee Disclosure Working?

Who needs fee disclosure when you have Jerry Schlichter?

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12b-1 Fees/Revenue Sharing Add to 401k Plan Sponsor Fiduciary Liability Woes

In some distant future, what fossilized evidence of poor judgment will come back to haunt unsuspecting 401k plan sponsors.

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The Best Way Plan Sponsors Should Pay Fees for 401k Fiduciary Advice

Someone who visits the doctor for a regular check-up pays more than someone who doesn’t. Guess which one is healthier.

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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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