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401k 2.0 – A Proposal

Isn’t it ironic that the very people who 401k plans were created to benefit have decided it’s easier to ignore the maze than to constructively participate. Allowing the 401k to evolve up to today’s technology will solve many problems.

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Fiduciary News Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 12/3/10

In a week that featured the DOL’s new Target Date Fund disclosure proposal, angst over delayed reforms remains.

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Fiduciary Checklist: Target Date Problems vs. DOL Proposed Rule

It’s not like folks hid their Target Date Fund gripes. The question is: Was the DOL on target with its new disclosure rules?

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Fiduciary News Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 11/5/10

If you’ve come to Fiduciary News for the water, then this week’s trending topics is just for you. It starts with a whole list of bad investment ideas, includes the continuing dilemma of pensions and a fiduciary fight and ends with a future issue.

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Fiduciary News Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 9/17/10

Find out what big PR push a certain sector of the financial industry started this week. Here’s a hint: You can thank Washington.

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Options for 401k Plan Sponsors: Alternatives to Target Date Funds

It is this latter case that may expose the unsuspecting fiduciary to greater liability. ERISA plan sponsors interested in reducing their fiduciary liability must stay up-to-date on these developments.

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Target Date Funds: DOA or Just a False Start?

The race is on between finding an adequate solution for TDFs and one sudden market cataclysm that spurs a slew of fiduciary liability lawsuits.

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What Every 401k Fiduciary Should Know About Target Date Funds

While one might ask why it took this product 50 years to become popular, a better question might be why had the product failed to spark much interest during those decades.

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A Hidden Fiduciary Liability for Plan Sponsors: The Five Most Critical Problems with Target Date Funds

These vast unknowns inherent with Target Date Funds have perhaps created a new fiduciary liability where none previously existed.

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401k Plan Sponsor Lament: Are Target Date Funds the Edsel of the Mutual Fund Industry?

“I selected the Target Date Funds to reduce my fiduciary liability. Are you telling me this actually raises my fiduciary liability?” The panel merely looked at each other and laughed.

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