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Why Nobody Likes Stinky Pete: What Conflict-of-Interest Means to Investors

Some prospectors will sell you out for an ounce of gold.

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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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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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Exclusive Interview with Ron Rhoades: Revenue Sharing – Two Hats are Worse than One

The adage you can’t serve two masters is as old as the Bible. So why are 401k plan sponsors making this mistake and why is the DOL allowing them to do so?

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FiduciaryNews Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 1/13/12

More bad news for Target Date Fund fans and fans of the Fiduciary Standard, but DOL stands firm on Fee Disclosure Rule timing.

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FiduciaryNews Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 12/30/11

The year closed with a lot of contemplation on the 2011 that was and the 2011 that was not, with a dash of hope for the 2012 to be.

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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 12/9/11

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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Study Shocker: 9 of 10 401k Plans Exposed to Increased Conflict-of-Interest Risk

Worse, “all-in” might not be all it’s meant to be, possibly invalidating other results from the same survey. Here’s why.

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Fiduciary News Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 11/18/11

Will new Fiduciary Rule complicate bundling, new study suggests how to reduce fees, making 401k plan option menus simpler, the new retirement age and more…

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