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Helping Plan Participants to Choose Between Annuities and Lump Sums
Best Practices for Investment Menus in 401(k)/403(b) Plans
Knowing Your Account Value Isn't Enough
[Guidance Overview] FINRA's 'Reminder' About Rollovers Is News to Many
[Opinion] ASPPA Head Brian Graff Blasts Retirement Suggestions from Capitol Hill (and Others)
What to Do With Your 401(k) When You Retire
[Guidance Overview] DOL Proposes Rules for Summary of Fee Disclosures, Aims to Help Smaller and Mid-Size Employers
High Fees Eroding Many 401(k) Retirement Accounts
401(k) Index Observations, March 2014
Best Practices in Design for 401(k) and 403(b) Plans
[Opinion] The Rube Goldberg Theory of 401(k) Plan Fee Disclosure
[Opinion] 'Unsafe' in Any Fund Line Up: Dominated Funds in 401(k) Plans
The President's 2015 Budget and Retirement Benefits
[Guidance Overview] Building a Safe Harbor Escape Clause
Employment Statistics, Fiduciary Duty and 401(k) Investor Angst
[Guidance Overview] IRS Rev. Rul. 2014-9 Offers Rollover Due Diligence Safe Harbor (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] IRS Expands In-Plan Roth Rollovers
[Guidance Overview] IRS Issues Guidance on Reducing or Suspending Safe Harbor 401(k) Contributions During a Plan Year
[Guidance Overview] Two New Safe Harbor Procedures for Rollovers to Qualified Plans
Great-West Buys JPMorgan's Large-Market Recordkeeping Business
Let the Questions Begin: Preparing for Automation in Your DC Plan
[Guidance Overview] Implementing Automatic Features in Defined Contribution Plans (PDF)
A Fiduciary Perspective on 401(k) Fees
Participant Trading: What Is Behind the Low Numbers?
Hope Floats: Eighth Circuit Reverses First Verdict Against Service Provider Based on Handling of Float Income
Pending Supreme Court Case Could Make Company Stock Investments Toxic
Eighth Circuit Affirms Judgment Against 401(k) Plan Fiduciaries for Excessive Recordkeeping Fees
Are Small Businesses Paying Too Much in 401(k) Fees?
[Opinion] Why Even the Supreme Court Can't Fix Your 401(k)
DOL Cracks Down on Employer 401(k) Issues
[Guidance Overview] PBGC Proposes Lifetime Benefit Rollover Option for DC Participant Account Balances
Participation Rate in 401(k) Plans Greater for Men than Women
New 401(k) Plan Sponsor Fiduciary Worry: Study Reveals Previously Unpublicized Conflict of Interest Can Harm Mutual Fund Performance
Tussey v. ABB: Opening Up New Avenues for Excessive Fee Litigation and Putting the Final Nail in the Coffin of Hecker v. Deere
[Opinion] The Problem of 401(k) Mapping to Dominated Funds
The 401(k) Plan of the Future Is Available Now
Using Index Funds in Defined Contribution Plans (PDF)
Four Questions to Ask About Your 401(k)'s Target-Date Fund
Fiduciary Duty and Investment Advice: Attitudes of Plan Sponsors
Eighth Circuit Rules Against 401(k) Plan Fiduciaries in Revenue Sharing Case
The Paternalization of Participant-Directed Plans (PDF)
A Lone Ranger of the 401(k)'s
Looking at 2013 401(k) Testing in the Rear View Mirror
[Opinion] Get the Facts Straight Before Dissing the Current Retirement System
[Guidance Overview] Many Retirees Face April 1 Deadline to Take Required Retirement Plan Distributions (PDF)
Three Easy Ways to Tune-Up Your 401(k) for Spring
'Return-Envy' in Target Date Funds
Can You Really Set it and Forget It?
Why Are So Many Different Regulators Voicing Concern Over Rollover Practices?
Really? I'm Saving Too Much for Retirement?
Your Retirement-Planning Time Table: It Pays to Consider the Details Early
Many RIAs Merely 'Accommodating' Retirement Plans Business
8th Circuit's Tussey Decision to 'Punt'
Supreme Court Seeks Government View in Tibble; Limitations Period, Deference Level at Issue
Supreme Court Asks for DOL Input in Tibble v. Edison Petition
The DOL's Proposed 401(k) Fee Roadmap: Merely Ineffective, or a Major Plan Sponsor Sandtrap?
[Guidance Overview] DOL Continues Focus on Fiduciary Responsibility to Review Retirement Plan Fees, Aims to Simplify Review Process
Two Takeaways from Fidelity's Court Battle
[Guidance Overview] 2014 Compliance Checklist for ERISA-Covered DB, DC and 403(b) Plans (PDF)
Eighth Circuit Issues Widely Anticipated Excessive Fee Decision in Tussey v. ABB

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