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The Fiduciary Futility Of 401k Fees

    The Fiduciary Futility Of 401k Fees

Oddly, it’s usually the opposite for mutual funds. Actively managed (higher operating cost) funds tend to perform better during market downturns. Passive (lower operating cost) funds, on the other hand, generally perform better during growth markets.

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Investment Menu Basics for 401k Plan Sponsors Seeking To Reduce Their Fiduciary Liability

    Investment Menu Basics for 401k Plan Sponsors Seeking To Reduce Their Fiduciary Liability

If plan sponsors are working with the appropriate plan fiduciary, then an ongoing review of the fund’s performance, fees, and underlying risk should be part of their ongoing process

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5 Major Advantages 401k Plans Have Over Pension Plans

    5 Major Advantages 401k Plans Have Over Pension Plans

For all the rose-colored eyes that have a created a legend flawless certitude concerning memories of a time that never existed, pension plans simply can’t measure up to 401k plans.

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The American Airlines ESG Fiduciary Case Exposed The Problem With Mandated Proxy Voting (And More)

    The American Airlines ESG Fiduciary Case Exposed The Problem With Mandated Proxy Voting (And More)

Herein lies the potential for a direct conflict of interest. This applies generally to all proxy voting in commingled portfolios.

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The Irony Of Taxing 401k Plans To Save Social Security

    The Irony Of Taxing 401k Plans To Save Social Security

Worse, if the “alternatives” alluded to by the paper entail government backed programs like Social Security, this could have a debilitating impact on encouraging people to be responsible for funding their own retirement.

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401k Plan Sponsors Must Be Wary Of Fiduciary Liability Associated With Bitcoin ETFs

    401k Plan Sponsors Must Be Wary Of Fiduciary Liability Associated With Bitcoin ETFs

Plan sponsors need to think about it in these terms: Does it make sense to have a pork-belly ETF on a 401k investment menu? How about orange futures?

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Plan Sponsor Worries About 401k To IRA Direct Transfers

    Plan Sponsor Worries About 401k To IRA Direct Transfers

The process of transferring assets is not without its own liabilities. The exact nature of the fiduciary risk depends on the nature of the transfer.

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Will These Be The Biggest 401k Fiduciary Stories In 2024?

    Will These Be The Biggest 401k Fiduciary Stories In 2024?

If you have any experience in the retirement plan business, some predictions just write themselves. As in “an incredible feeling of déjà vu.”

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The Dirty Secret About Collective Investment Trusts They Don’t Tell You

    The Dirty Secret About Collective Investment Trusts They Don’t Tell You

CITs can only be offered within the confines of a trust relationship. That means the plan itself might be structurally different than one that has an investment menu limited to mutual funds.

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IBM’s New 401k Match Policy Isn’t What You Think

    IBM’s New 401k Match Policy Isn’t What You Think

Eliminating the match and investing a large portion of retirement savings in bonds creates a risk. It may cause the retirement savings to go down in flames.

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