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CAPTRUST&Plan Advisory Services Link Up

CAPTRUST Financial Advisors, an investment research and advisory firm, announced they have entered into a letter of intent to acquire substantially all of the assets of Philadelphia-based Plan Advisory Services, Inc.

Map Quest

Mapping funds remains one of the central issues in maintaining 404(c) compliance

Pro Active

Study finds more actively-managed funds have higher performance

Pay Check

Sometimes, tracking your income can be the hardest part of serving the retirement plan market

Now What?

Pension reforms pose opportunities, threats for advisers

Will ETFs Catch On With 401(k) Plans?

The most alluring feature of ETF-based retirement accounts is their cost advantage. Darwin Abrahamson, CEO of Invest n Retire in Portland, Oregon, and a 401(k) innovator, contends he is able to deliver a plan for a combined cost to participants and sponsors of between 65 and 105 basis points per year, depending on the size of the plan.