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401k Fiduciary Alert: Regulators Targeting 12b-1 Fees, Is Revenue Sharing Far Behind?

    401k Fiduciary Alert: Regulators Targeting 12b-1 Fees, Is Revenue Sharing Far Behind?

You may not remember this, but several months ago the SEC penalized three AIG affiliates $7.5 million for charging $2 million in extra 12b-1 fees as a result of directing

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Should a Fiduciary Use Historic Returns or Economic Forecasts when Making Retirement Return Projections?

    Should a Fiduciary Use Historic Returns or Economic Forecasts when Making Retirement Return Projections?

Between using past performance to suggest future results and using forecasts to try to time the market, which is the lesser evil?

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QDIA Fiduciary Red Flags 401k Plan Sponsors Must Look Out For

    QDIA Fiduciary Red Flags 401k Plan Sponsors Must Look Out For

Do 401k plan sponsors know the fiduciary minefield they’re stepping into when they select a QDIA?

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7 Rollover Tips for Those with Money Still in Former Employer 401k Plans

    7 Rollover Tips for Those with Money Still in Former Employer 401k Plans

Should you stay or should you go? The answer is so obvious you don’t have to ask your hairdresser to know for sure.

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Retirement Planning Using Return Assumptions vs. Return Requirements – A Fiduciary Perspective

    Retirement Planning Using Return Assumptions vs. Return Requirements – A Fiduciary Perspective

The evolution towards more effective retirement planning is already underway, and many fiduciaries are breathing a sigh of relief because of it.

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Is myRA myRedundant?

    Is myRA myRedundant?

What is motivating the government to offer a product when there are already better free market alternatives available?

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Are Plain-Vanilla 401k Investment Options a Fiduciary Imperative?

    Are Plain-Vanilla 401k Investment Options a Fiduciary Imperative?

Alts may be the all the rage, but are they really worth it?

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A Growing Fiduciary Concern: Have “State-of-the-Art” Investment Menus Backfired?

    A Growing Fiduciary Concern: Have “State-of-the-Art” Investment Menus Backfired?

Keeping the investment option menu simple not only increases the odds employees will retire in comfort, it also helps reduce fiduciary liability for plan sponsors.

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Square Peg QLACs Can’t Seem to Fit in 401k Fiduciary Round Hole

    Square Peg QLACs Can’t Seem to Fit in 401k Fiduciary Round Hole

The numbers suggest the QLAC product isn’t quite ready for prime time.

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10 Unexpected Changes Tibble Really Brings to 401k Fiduciary Providers and Plan Sponsors

How many of these did you foresee coming?

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