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The Irony Of Taxing 401k Plans To Save Social Security

    The Irony Of Taxing 401k Plans To Save Social Security

Worse, if the “alternatives” alluded to by the paper entail government backed programs like Social Security, this could have a debilitating impact on encouraging people to be responsible for funding their own retirement.

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401k Plan Sponsors Must Be Wary Of Fiduciary Liability Associated With Bitcoin ETFs

    401k Plan Sponsors Must Be Wary Of Fiduciary Liability Associated With Bitcoin ETFs

Plan sponsors need to think about it in these terms: Does it make sense to have a pork-belly ETF on a 401k investment menu? How about orange futures?

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How Do 401k Plan Sponsors Convince Middle-Class Workers They Can Retire?

    How Do 401k Plan Sponsors Convince Middle-Class Workers They Can Retire?

Of course, to really answer the question of post-retirement middle class stability, we have to understand what “middle class” means. Luckily, there are folks who collect data, which helps with this definition.

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‘Forgotten’ 401k Accounts Study Criticized By Fiduciary Professionals

    ‘Forgotten’ 401k Accounts Study Criticized By Fiduciary Professionals

The challenge is plan sponsors often can’t determine if an account is forgotten until some triggering event. And by that time, it’s too late.

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Are TDFs A Ticking Time Bomb For The 401k Fiduciary?

    Are TDFs A Ticking Time Bomb For The 401k Fiduciary?

There might be a there, there. It could be that TDFs have an Achilles’ Heel that leaves them vulnerable.

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Top Issues (And Their Solutions) 401k Plan Sponsors Have With Recordkeepers

    Top Issues (And Their Solutions) 401k Plan Sponsors Have With Recordkeepers

Nobody’s perfect. It’s unfair to expect recordkeepers to be. Everyone makes mistakes—even recordkeepers. The problem is what happens when a mistake occurs.

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Top Issues (And Their Solutions) 401k Plan Sponsors Have With Payroll Processors

    Top Issues (And Their Solutions) 401k Plan Sponsors Have With Payroll Processors

How do you solve, for example, the problem of integration between the payroll software and the 401k recordkeeper’s website?

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DOL Fiduciary Rule’s Conflict-of-Interest Split Personality

    DOL Fiduciary Rule’s Conflict-of-Interest Split Personality

The DOL’s new Rule both discourages and permits continued conflicts-of-interest.

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