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Where and When Do 401k Fees Still Matter?

    Where and When Do 401k Fees Still Matter?

You can squeeze a tube of toothpaste all you want, but that doesn’t change how much toothpaste it holds. Are we experiencing the same thing with 401k fees, or are they really dropping as much as we think? And, if they are dropping, are they dropping for the right reasons?

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How 401k Plan Sponsor Fiduciary Liability Changes When Retaining Retiree Assets

    How 401k Plan Sponsor Fiduciary Liability Changes When Retaining Retiree Assets

Once a person enters retirement, the number of scenarios proliferate. Unless the plan sponsor is a financial professional, it’s going to be a challenge to quickly comprehend all these options.

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Here’s Why A Good Fiduciary Is Not Always 100% Invested In Equities

    Here’s Why A Good Fiduciary Is Not Always 100% Invested In Equities

While some may consider this heresy, the best option for a fiduciary managing a portfolio is to include a consistent percentage of assets outside the equity markets and in assets that preserve capital.

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7 Fiduciary Duties 401k Plan Sponsors Overlook And What They Can Do To Address Them

    7 Fiduciary Duties 401k Plan Sponsors Overlook And What They Can Do To Address Them

Familiarity may breed contempt, but it also makes you sloppy. Do you know plan sponsors that have forgotten they need to address these matters?

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DOL Updates Fiduciary Rule Guidelines – What Changed?

    DOL Updates Fiduciary Rule Guidelines – What Changed?

Although the Rule appears to be directed primarily at service providers, plan sponsors still have a fiduciary duty to monitor plan compliance, and that includes complying with the demands of this new rule.

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What Fiduciaries Learned About 401k Retirement Saving Over These Last 12 Months

    What Fiduciaries Learned About 401k Retirement Saving Over These Last 12 Months

Because things happened so fast, everyday folks could see in real time how long-term financial systems unfold. In the end, this may have been the greatest lesson of all, and it came courtesy of living in the real-world economic laboratory that was 2020.

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Exclusive Interview: In A Sneak Preview, Phyllis Borzi Speaks Frankly On ESG And Projected Income Mandate

    Exclusive Interview: In A Sneak Preview, Phyllis Borzi Speaks Frankly On ESG And Projected Income Mandate

“Encouraging lifetime income distributions was one of my major initiatives at DOL and my biggest regret was that I was not able to move the ball forward as much as I wanted during my time there.” Here she explains why.

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Fiduciary Fear And Loathing In The World Of ERISA

    Fiduciary Fear And Loathing In The World Of ERISA

Thoughtleaders with the veteran experience to sift through the noise and separate the wheat of solid trends from the chaff of tiresome fads. Accurately discerning between the two can mean the difference between long-term sustainability and irretrievably sunk costs.

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The 401k Fiduciary Dilemma: More Participation Or More Savings?

    The 401k Fiduciary Dilemma: More Participation Or More Savings?

The mistaken promise of participation may have an all-too-familiar ring to corporate retirement plan veterans.

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Fixable Obstacles IRA Fiduciaries Must Confront Right Now

    Fixable Obstacles IRA Fiduciaries Must Confront Right Now

Astute fiduciaries understand this danger. They can proactively head off turbulence before the waters get particularly bad.

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