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February 25th, 2016
PLANADVISER’s 2016 Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers
We are very excited to announce the 2016 Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers, a listing of quantitative standouts according to the dollar value of qualified plan assets under advisement, as well as the number of plans served. The qualification standards have risen considerably since our first top-performing advisers list, as specialist advisers and consultants have built up their practices. Read more >
A New Fiduciary Paradigm Before Year End?
The Department of Labor’s new fiduciary rule will be very hard to reverse once in place—even if Republicans take the White House. One industry expert says there’s not much left that anyone can do to stop its taking effect.  Read more >
DOL Investigating DB Plan Payment Practices
The U.S. Department of Labor is rolling out an initiative focused on the investigation of benefit payment practices of the defined benefit  plans of a number of Fortune 500 companies, according to a client alert from Morgan Lewis & Brockius LLP. Read more >
Stretch That Match to Get Participants to Save More
A combination of plan design and professional advice can help solve the problem of getting plan participants to save more, whether they are workers in nonprofit organizations or in the private sector. Read more >
SECURE Act Ensnared in Senate After Flying Through House
Adidas 401(k) Lawsuit Argues Passive Funds Best for Participants
Dow, DuPont and Corteva Sued for Allegedly Ducking Pension Obligations
Retirement Industry People Moves
Newly Allowed 401(k)s Will Need Advisers
How Reliable Are Common Retirement Planning Tools?
Common retirement questions—Will I be able to retire? Do I have enough to retire? Will I run out of money in retirement?—naturally lead to one overarching question: How do I find the correct answer to these fundamental questions? Read more >
How to Guide Business Growth
A variety of factors may prompt an advisory practice to expand. These include overextended staff, underserved clients and opportunities outside your market. Read more >
T. Rowe Price Latest to Adopt SmartDollar Financial Wellness
Retirement plan clients of T. Rowe Price using the firm’s Retire With Confidence program can now access Dave Ramsey’s SmartDollar financial wellness solution. Read more >
DIVERSIONS: ‘I’ll Tell You If It’s Worth It to Me’
How personal do people want to get? Depends on what’s in it for them, a survey says.  Read more >

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