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What Plan Sponsors Can Expect During 2016 & 2017

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A Glimpse Toward Anticipated Trends Plan Sponsors should anticipate favorable fallout from the new Department of Labor (DOL) regulation which centers around the new definition of fiduciary status for ...

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Float Income Ruled not to be a Plan Asset

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A federal court ruled that the use of float income by Fidelity did not violate investors rights under ERISA in the case of Kelley v. Fidelity Management Trust Company ...

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SEC’s Investor Advocate Concerned About 401k Fees

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401k Fees Continue to draw attention. The hodge podge of fees layered onto investments with retirement plans like 401ks and 401bs is getting the attention of the SEC’s Investor ...

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Fee Benchmarking v. RFP – When and What

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  One of the most important aspects of being a fiduciary on a defined contribution (DC) plan like a 401k or 403b plan is to make sure that fees ...

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DC Plans Barraged by DOL Audits

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Increasing DOL audits and retirement readiness are major concerns for larger plans according to the 2016 Willis Towers Watson U.S. Retirement Plan Governance Survey conducted with 300 plan sponsors, ...

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DOL Compliance Fines Getting More Expensive

DOL compliance fines for errors on your ERISA plan will get more expensive starting August 1st 2016 as the DOL recently published a new fine schedule. Errors of omission ...

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