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5 Steps 401k Plan Sponsors Can Use To Better Align Plan Education With Plan Participant Priorities As It Relates To Risk

    5 Steps 401k Plan Sponsors Can Use To Better Align Plan Education With Plan Participant Priorities As It Relates To Risk

The problem with Sequence of Return Risk is that there’s no way of knowing if you’ll experience it. It’s a roll of the dice. The best way to avoid this risk is to prepare as if it were going to happen.

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What Is The Best Way A Fiduciary Can Define Risk In A Way That Is Measurable, Meaningful, And Relevant?

    What Is The Best Way A Fiduciary Can Define Risk In A Way That Is Measurable, Meaningful, And Relevant?

For all the talk of risk in the academic world, it’s the real world that provides the best answer to what risk really is and how to avoid it. How do your thoughts on this compare with others?

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Where Did We Go Wrong With Risk?

    Where Did We Go Wrong With Risk?

This elegance earned a Nobel Prize for several smart professors. You must forgive them, though, for they had a far limited toolkit to work from. Still, this was the original source from which “risk” sprang.

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Exclusive Interview: Ron Surz Opines on the ‘Big 3’ and ‘The Next 401k Scandal’

    Exclusive Interview: Ron Surz Opines on the ‘Big 3’ and ‘The Next 401k Scandal’

Why are there two kinds of Target Date Funds and why does that doom this particular group of people saving for retirement in their company’s 401k plan?

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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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Reframe 401k Participant Education To Stop Stressing Risk And Start Emphasizing Goals

    Reframe 401k Participant Education To Stop Stressing Risk And Start Emphasizing Goals

It’s fun to talk about “risk” and “return” because these are measurables and people are comfortable with the tangible world. But none of that touches upon what really matters. Worse, it can distract you from achieving what you want most.

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The Road to Vainglory: How Modern Portfolio Theory Went Viral

    The Road to Vainglory: How Modern Portfolio Theory Went Viral

Ultimately, if you want to protect yourself and others from making simple mistakes, you must embrace the sin that first birthed those missteps.

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401k Plan Sponsors Fiduciary Duty in Light of Coronavirus Fear

    401k Plan Sponsors Fiduciary Duty in Light of Coronavirus Fear

Now is the time for 401k plan sponsors to seize their fiduciary mantle and provide the guidance and tools plan participants need to dodge emotional decisions that could ruin their chance for a comfortable retirement.

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FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 5/4/18

    FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 5/4/18

Fiduciary Scorecard: SEC down and DOL out; 12b-1 matters; and TDFs might not (in the way you think they do)

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FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 1/5/18

    FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 1/5/18

Tax cuts and retirement, crossing the fiduciary streams, and the rise of the anti-indexers.

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