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FiduciaryNews Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 2/17/12

Washington attacks 401k plans as states move to convert DB plans to DC plans, fiduciary advocates take off the gloves, annuities replace TDFs as favorite whipping boy and more.

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Why 401k Plan Sponsors and Investors Lack Cupidity for the Annuity

When the IRS press conference leaves reporters with unanswered questions, reporters turn to industry pros to get a better view of the issue.

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FiduciaryNews Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 2/10/12

Mixed reviews on dual IRS/DOL announcement; Surveys indicate 401k plan sponsors might be in for an awful surprise; and, is the Annuity the financial industry equivalent of the Chevy Volt?

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FiduciaryNews Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 2/3/12

This was the week we were all waiting for from the DOL. What we didn’t expect was the surprise from the IRS and the bipartisan agreement from two former SEC chairmen.

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FiduciaryNews Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 12/23/11

Christmas week reveals a not-so-secret wish list that has class action attorneys salivating. Meanwhile, the industry attempts to stall the DOL’s implementation of the new Fee Disclosure Rule.

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New Survey Reveals How 401k Plan Sponsors Rank 8 Hot Topics

Deloitte’s annual survey produces two shockers: One explains why annuities aren’t as popular as the press makes them out to be, the other, well…

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FiduciaryNews Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 12/16/11

The battle of public pensions begins with an attack on the 401k as the 401k industry digs in its heels against the DOL Fiduciary Rule while many anticipate sticker shock from the looming Fee Disclosure Rule.

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FiduciaryNews Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 12/9/11

The downsizing of the Fiduciary Standard, an Orwellian porcine view of fees and yet another search for the Holy Investment Option Grail.

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Fiduciary News Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 10/14/11

Fees remain a hot topic, but maybe the worry should focus on the government. You won’t believe what it’s thinking about doing.

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Fiduciary News Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 7/08/11

You’d never guess what editors come up with on a short holiday week.

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