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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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401k Fiduciary Warning: This Is How The Supreme Court’s Chevron Decision Might Impact The Retirement Plan Industry

    401k Fiduciary Warning: This Is How The Supreme Court’s Chevron Decision Might Impact The Retirement Plan Industry

To make the procedure more agonizing, the transition away from Chevron may feel like death by a thousand cuts. But the snail-like process of the courts has its benefits.

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Plan Sponsor Worries About 401k To IRA Direct Transfers

    Plan Sponsor Worries About 401k To IRA Direct Transfers

The process of transferring assets is not without its own liabilities. The exact nature of the fiduciary risk depends on the nature of the transfer.

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IBM’s New 401k Match Policy Isn’t What You Think

    IBM’s New 401k Match Policy Isn’t What You Think

Eliminating the match and investing a large portion of retirement savings in bonds creates a risk. It may cause the retirement savings to go down in flames.

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Retirement Pros Sound Off On DOL’s New Fiduciary Rule

    Retirement Pros Sound Off On DOL’s New Fiduciary Rule

This broader definition of fiduciary may impose a potential hardship on a segment of the retirement industry that has been trying hard to gain a foothold in plan infrastructure.

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Is There A Cure For Covid Caused 401k Leakage?

    Is There A Cure For Covid Caused 401k Leakage?

It’s clear, then, that there’s a problem. In order how to best come up cure for Covid-related leakage, we have to zero in on exactly when the trouble lies.

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$4.3 Million Or $1.27 Million? What’s The Point Of Scary Retirement Projection Numbers?

    $4.3 Million Or $1.27 Million? What’s The Point Of Scary Retirement Projection Numbers?

The twist is this: The bad news is only a fraction of the people will be able to save $4.3 million for retirement because the average salary is too low. The good news is most people won’t need to save $4.3 million because, thanks to living on a low average salary, they are accustomed to spending far less.

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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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Why Is ‘Fiduciary’ Losing Its Luster?

    Why Is ‘Fiduciary’ Losing Its Luster?

Back then, at least, we knew who wore the white hats and who whore the black hats. Today, thanks to muddled and often conflicting regulations for multiple agencies, everyone is wearing fifty shades of gray.

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