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After Supreme Court Ruling, Are TDFs A Ticking Time Bomb Of Fiduciary Liability?

    After Supreme Court Ruling, Are TDFs A Ticking Time Bomb Of Fiduciary Liability?

The conflicts-of-interest inherent in selecting proprietary funds are apparent. Less so are the criteria used to determine what a suitable process might be.

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How Do You Prep For The Coming IRA Rollover Fiduciary Rule?

    How Do You Prep For The Coming IRA Rollover Fiduciary Rule?

In a nutshell, what was initially considered a “pick me because you like me” decision on the part of the prospect has been reframed as a “pick me because I sold you investments” decision. It’s a subtle distinction, but it drives the difference between a fiduciary act and a non-fiduciary act.

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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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When Do Index Funds Raise A Fiduciary Issue With 401k Plan Sponsors?

    When Do Index Funds Raise A Fiduciary Issue With 401k Plan Sponsors?

401k plan sponsors can’t afford to fall victim to the lure of heuristics. Index funds can generate just as much fiduciary headaches as actively managed funds.

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FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 10/19/18

    FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 10/19/18

More regulatory silliness, Son of Fiduciary? and Looking for Mr. Low-Fee Bar.

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7 Rules Every Professional Fiduciary Must Follow

    7 Rules Every Professional Fiduciary Must Follow

These may not be the only rules, but they rank up there as among the most practical for fiduciaries and, in some cases, for any other professional.

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FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 1/19/18

    FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 1/19/18

Government AWOL, Fiduciary Name Game continues, and should fees be determined by the marketplace or the courts?

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DOL Fiduciary Rule as Proposed May Not Stop Investor Losses as Claimed

    DOL Fiduciary Rule as Proposed May Not Stop Investor Losses as Claimed

The DOL is poised to endorse the continued use of the very fees it claims are costing retirement savers billions per year.

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FiduciaryNews Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 8/14/15

    FiduciaryNews Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 8/14/15

Social Security Birthday, Fiduciary Hearings, and Turning the Investing Tide.

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FiduciaryNews Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 5/1/15

Government retirement plan takeover progressing in drips, an interesting fee conundrum and fiduciary fisticuffs.

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