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The 3 Most Critical Concerns of Small 401k Plan Sponsors

    The 3 Most Critical Concerns of Small 401k Plan Sponsors

In the end, this all comes down to one final concern, and it’s one that is typically not even considered.

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Questions 401k Plan Sponsors Are Too Busy To Ask

    Questions 401k Plan Sponsors Are Too Busy To Ask

Here’s something you don’t always see, but maybe you should.

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The DOL’s New Back To The Future “ESG” (a.k.a. “Fiduciary”) Rule

    The DOL’s New Back To The Future “ESG” (a.k.a. “Fiduciary”) Rule

This has long been demanded of fiduciaries. Nearly two centuries ago in Harvard College v. Amory, the Massachusetts court promulgated what has become known as the “prudent man rule.”

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What Trump vs. Biden Means to 401k Plan Sponsors and the Typical Plan Fiduciary

    What Trump vs. Biden Means to 401k Plan Sponsors and the Typical Plan Fiduciary

Before you start to panic, take a deep breath and relax. The retirement savings industry is an aircraft carrier. It can’t turn on a dime.

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5 Big Overlooked Fiduciary Errors 401k Plan Sponsors Are Making Right Now

    5 Big Overlooked Fiduciary Errors 401k Plan Sponsors Are Making Right Now

Sometimes when you try your best, you still miss something important. And that could be the most dangerous miss you make.

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Why Are We Seeing So Little Being Written About 401k Fees Now?

    Why Are We Seeing So Little Being Written About 401k Fees Now?

Today, the understanding of conflict-of-interest fees goes well beyond plan sponsors. Individual investors also understand how they can act as a better fiduciary for their own personal investments.

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401k Plan Sponsors and Fiduciaries Should Use This Innovative Approach to Employee Education

    401k Plan Sponsors and Fiduciaries Should Use This Innovative Approach to Employee Education

If you are responsible for 401k participant education or in any form of employee-based financial literacy program, you may want to adopt methods used by others who teach adults.

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5 401k Participant Savings Strategies That Are More Effective Than Projected Income Disclosure

    5 401k Participant Savings Strategies That Are More Effective Than Projected Income Disclosure

All these strategies can be employed today and have proven themselves effective. It’s unclear that disclosing projected retirement income will provide the kind of incentive that will work.

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Reframe 401k Participant Education To Stop Stressing Risk And Start Emphasizing Goals

    Reframe 401k Participant Education To Stop Stressing Risk And Start Emphasizing Goals

It’s fun to talk about “risk” and “return” because these are measurables and people are comfortable with the tangible world. But none of that touches upon what really matters. Worse, it can distract you from achieving what you want most.

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Why It Might Be Time To Mix Up The Line Up In The 401k Investment Menu

    Why It Might Be Time To Mix Up The Line Up In The 401k Investment Menu

Most 401k investment menus retain the “style box” mentality of the 1990s. Who doesn’t have a kitchen from the 1990s that they don’t want to remodel? Your 401k investment menu is no different.

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