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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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A Brave New World for 401k Plans Sponsors without Conflict-of-Interest Fees

    A Brave New World for 401k Plans Sponsors without Conflict-of-Interest Fees

Without conflict-of-interest fees like 12b-1 fees and revenue sharing, the world becomes a lot simpler for 401k plan sponsors and a lot safer for plan participants.

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Six Months Later and It’s Now Clear the Current DOL Fiduciary Proposal Worsens Investor Protections

    Six Months Later and It’s Now Clear the Current DOL Fiduciary Proposal Worsens Investor Protections

Is the DOL about to give brokers everything they want?

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Obama Fires Fiduciary Starter Pistol to Mixed Reviews

When a reputed home run hitter with such a pronounced track record of striking out wants to join your team, what do you do?

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401k & Retirement Advisers Shocked by, Sympathetic to and Cynical of Bogle Comments

His heart may be in the right place, but this industry icon nearly put his foot in his mouth by forgetting the very economic lessons that allowed him to be so successful.

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Is Famed Fiduciary Advocate Ron Rhoades Ready to Concede Defeat?

Low fees are no substitute for veteran fiduciary experience.

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New 401k Plan Sponsor Fiduciary Worry: Study Reveals Previously Unpublicized Conflict of Interest Can Harm Mutual Fund Performance

    New 401k Plan Sponsor Fiduciary Worry: Study Reveals Previously Unpublicized Conflict of Interest Can Harm Mutual Fund Performance

What’s a fiduciary to do? It’s so deeply hidden, even professionals can’t find it, let alone plan sponsors.

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401k Fiduciary Liability in a Multi-Vendor Environment

The best interests of the 401k participants will always trump convenience and cost.

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How Investment Theory Explains 401k Plan Sponsors’ Evolving Fiduciary Duties

A three-ring circus might get you excited but, face it, would you rather spend time trying to solve Rubik’s Cube or eating wedding cake?

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401k Plan Sponsors, Star Trek and Fiduciary Duty

    401k Plan Sponsors, <em>Star Trek</em> and Fiduciary Duty

Star Trek’s Fiduciary Rule: The needs of the many (or the client) outweigh the needs of the one (or the fiduciary).

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