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March 11th, 2016
Even More Fiduciary Rule Opinions
We don’t know about you, but we could spend all day reading the flurry of opinions and comments surrounding the fiduciary rule. As the rule nears final approval, more are expected. Read more >
Liability-Driven Decisions
There is no doubt that litigators have been busy, both in 2015 and in the early days of 2016. Read more >
Do They Belong?
Employers need to decide whether they would prefer that retired participants stay in the plan or leave, because either influences plan design and communications decisions. Read more >
Wells Fargo Points to Familiar Factors Beneath Investor Confidence Dip
Investors are clearly feeling stressed out by the markets and their wider retirement savings outlook—but they’re also showing an impressive amount of restraint when it comes to managing portfolios. Read more >
Tax Bill Passed By Senate Backs Off 457(b), 403(b) Plan Changes
Pass-Through Tax Reform Impact on Small Businesses May Be Mitigated via Roth
Settlement Ends Fujitsu Lawsuit Filed Over Plan Fees, Custom TDFs
CenturyLink Sued by Plan Participants Over Large Cap Stock Fund Construction
DOL Rule Provides Tailwind for Adoption of Outsourced Fiduciary Services
BPAS Creates Online Participant Education
Planned enhancements include moving toward gamification with quizzes that test participant knowledge about retirement planning concepts, and additional modules being added to the virtual classroom. Read more >
Latest Investment Product and Service Launches
Baring Asset Management reveals brand consolidations; Core Bond Fund launched by Vanguard; FTSE Russell moves forward on collaboration with momentum investing specialist Trendrating. Read more >

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