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What Ben Franklin Might Say About the Long Term after the SECURE Act

    What Ben Franklin Might Say About the Long Term after the SECURE Act

Today, directly or indirectly (“back door”), every wage earner can contribute to a Roth IRA. So, to benefit your (great)(grand)child through “long term investing”, you might consider funding a Roth IRA and/or Roth 401k.

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ESG, the DOL, and the Fiduciary Imperative

    ESG, the DOL, and the Fiduciary Imperative

The most pertinent issue may not be the fiduciary imperative, but the marketing imperative. This makes things extremely difficult for the 401k plan sponsor who may sometimes confuse which has priority. Here’s an example of why a plan sponsor might be concerned.

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401k Plan Sponsors Look Before You Leap – Do MEPs Really Reduce Fees?

    401k Plan Sponsors Look Before You Leap – Do MEPs Really Reduce Fees?

Do you know the answers to the most important MEP/PEP questions – or do you only think you know the answers to the most important MEP/PEP questions?

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How Can 401k Plan Sponsors Make Employees Aware of Age-Based Social Security Risk

    How Can 401k Plan Sponsors Make Employees Aware of Age-Based Social Security Risk

If plan sponsors want to alleviate retirement angst among plan participants, they need to ensure they provide full transparency regarding factors that extend beyond the plan. Plan sponsors have an obligation to explain their retirement benefits within the context of these outside factors.

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Plan Sponsors Have This Fiduciary Duty to Structure 401k Plans to Reduce the Harm Market Inefficiencies Pose to Plan Participants

  Plan Sponsors Have This Fiduciary Duty to Structure 401k Plans to Reduce the Harm Market Inefficiencies Pose to Plan Participants

Despite the better intentions of finance professors a generation ago, the market regularly fails the efficiency test. The scary reality is not a question of what degree of market inefficiency exists, it’s that market inefficiency exists at all. And that can harm investors.

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The Road to Vainglory: How Modern Portfolio Theory Went Viral

  The Road to Vainglory: How Modern Portfolio Theory Went Viral

Ultimately, if you want to protect yourself and others from making simple mistakes, you must embrace the sin that first birthed those missteps.

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This Is How We Rescued Retirement Savings From The 401k Frankenstein Created By An Infatuation With The ‘Style Box’

  This Is How We Rescued Retirement Savings From The 401k Frankenstein Created By An Infatuation With The ‘Style Box’

The proliferation of investment options promised participants a plug-and-play plan. In the process, it created a 401k Frankenstein monster of a mess.

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Will COVID-Related 401k Plan Shrinkages Push Companies to Pooled or State Solutions?

  Will COVID-Related 401k Plan Shrinkages Push Companies to Pooled or State Solutions?

Unless state-sponsored efforts can defy the stultifying reality of any political process, they are unlikely to pivot fast enough to overcome the fast-paced offerings coming from these private sector offerings.

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What Can 401k Plan Sponsors Do to Discourage Unnecessary Premature Retirement Plan Withdrawals?

  What Can 401k Plan Sponsors Do to Discourage Unnecessary Premature Retirement Plan Withdrawals?

The good news is 401k plan sponsors don’t need to treat this as a solo act. They’ve already got a team of hired hands to help them.

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How Can 401k Plan Sponsors Better Shield 401k Participants From External Fraud?

  How Can 401k Plan Sponsors Better Shield 401k Participants From External Fraud?

Plan sponsors – or, more specifically, the companies plan participants work for – may be placing employees in a far greater cyber-vulnerable position than they realize.

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