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What is an Appropriate Fee that a 401k Plan Should Pay?

It’s an answer everyone is searching for – and it just might surprise you.

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4 Proven Strategies to Reduce Choice Overload in 401k Plans

It’s one of the biggest problems in today’s retirement plans and – thanks to new research – one of the easiest to fix.

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Exclusive Interview: Frontline Producer Explains Controversial 401k Documentary – The Final Take

As bad a some industry players are, it’s always caveat emptor. Both plan sponsors, in their role as fiduciaries, and 401k investors must assume personal responsible and be accountable for their own retirement.

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Exclusive Interview: Frontline Producer Explains Controversial 401k Documentary – The Ugly

In choosing ratings points over debate points, Smith sacrificed the logic of the straight-forward for the pyrotechnics of a religious argument, and, in doing so, lost credibility with that portion of his audience that knew better.

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Second Look at Headline Grabbing 401k Fee Survey Reveals Major Questions

In the rush to get the headline, did the mass media just do a grave disservice to 401k plan sponsors and investors?

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The Best Way 401k Plan Sponsors Can Benchmark Their Plans

Want to know some real, reliable and independent sources of 401k benchmarking data? Read on.

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Should 401k Plan Sponsors Sell Their Souls for One-Stop-Shopping?

Are the purported lower fees of bundling real, or are they a figment of some marketing department’s imagination? Worse, are bundled services really a fiduciary trap?

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Fiduciary News Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 9/23/11

Will this be known as the week we lost the fiduciary standard?

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Exclusive Interview: Mike Alfred Provides Insight into BrightScope’s 2nd Annual List of the Top 30 401k Plans

Should mutual funds give fee breaks to large plans only? See what BrightScope’s Mike Alfred says.

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Exclusive Interview with BrightScope’s Mike Alfred: Most 401k Plan Sponsors “Have No Idea…”

Why some target date investors should be furious, why expecting 401k plan sponsors to comment on a change they don’t understand would be asking far too much and just see what he says about 12b-1 fees.

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