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Top 5 FiduciaryNews.com Stories in 2019 for the 401k Plan Sponsor and Fiduciary

    Top 5 FiduciaryNews.com Stories in 2019 for the 401k Plan Sponsor and Fiduciary

The articles that caught the greatest interest may indicate not only answers people seek but future directions they intend to go. Let’s take a look.

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To MEP Or Not To MEP? That is the SECURE 401k Question

    To MEP Or Not To MEP? That is the SECURE 401k Question

It’s important to remember that the 401k MEP is just a vehicle. Whether they truly meet the objective of employees saving more for retirement and doing so effectively and efficiently comes down to execution.

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Why Are We Seeing More Cases of “Fear of Spending” Among Retirees?

    Why Are We Seeing More Cases of “Fear of Spending” Among Retirees?

Perhaps, just as plan sponsors have developed onboarding programs for new hires when it comes to saving for retirement, maybe they should add “unboarding” programs as a bookend for those nearing retirement.

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How to Address Top Fiduciary Issues for Trade Associations Sponsoring 401k MEPs

    How to Address Top Fiduciary Issues for Trade Associations Sponsoring 401k MEPs

It appears all but certain the floodgates will soon open wide, unleashing a torrent of trade association sponsored 401k MEPs. If you’re looking for the trigger that will open those floodgates, here’s what you should be paying attention to.

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401k Plan Sponsors’ Fiduciary Obligation to Former Employees

    401k Plan Sponsors’ Fiduciary Obligation to Former Employees

Not being able to easily monitor how former employees apply these tools, however, can increase the fiduciary liability of plan sponsors.

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5 Ways 401k Plan Sponsors Can Help Employees Nearing Retirement

    5 Ways 401k Plan Sponsors Can Help Employees Nearing Retirement

You can’t do anything about it if you don’t know what the “it” is you need to do something about. It is therefore important for plan sponsors to devote resources that increase employee awareness.

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A New Way to Prepare Employees for Retirement Plays to 401k Plan Sponsors’ Strengths

    A New Way to Prepare Employees for Retirement Plays to 401k Plan Sponsors’ Strengths

If plan sponsors can train their employees to use these same tactics for their retirement, they’ll be more likely to practice those tactics at work. And that’s good for business.

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The Hidden Danger of Over-Diversification: Why 401k Plan Sponsors Must Demand Fiduciary Advisers Teach Employees When Too Much is Too Much

    The Hidden Danger of Over-Diversification: Why 401k Plan Sponsors Must Demand Fiduciary Advisers Teach Employees When Too Much is Too Much

The bottom-line is employees may be setting themselves up not only for failure, but for a costly failure. This is why it’s vitally important for employees to understand more than just the simple objective and class of the mutual funds they own.

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This is How 401k Plan Sponsors Get Education Answers to These Three F-Words

    This is How 401k Plan Sponsors Get Education Answers to These Three F-Words

401k plan sponsors have a renewed focus on the three F-words of offering employee retirement benefits: Fiduciary, Fees, and Financial Wellness. Here’s how plan sponsors answer questions related to each of these three F-words.

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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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