Newsdash Insight on Plan Design & Investment Strategy from PLANSPONSOR
June 16th, 2015
Fiduciary Rule Could Have Unintended Consequences
The proposed conflicted investment advice rule from the DOL is designed to protect retirement plan and IRA participants, but experts presenting at the ASPPA Virtual Conference weren’t sure the rule can deliver.  Read more >
Understanding Fiduciary Responsibilities
Offering a retirement savings opportunity in the workplace is good for employees—and it can be good for business. Recent studies indicate that many workers today are not saving enough for retirement, leading to serious challenges for employers.  Read more >
Changes Plan Sponsors Would See with New Fiduciary Rule
The Department of Labor’s new fiduciary investment advice proposal replaces or updates past guidance about advice to plan sponsors and participants. The goal is to provide new protections for sponsors and participants, but conflicting industry responses are causing some client confusion. Read more >
Plan Advisers Can Be Fiduciary Educators
The basics of fiduciary duties—overwhelming to some plan sponsors—can be an opportunity to provide critical education on fees and ERISA plan fundamentals. Read more >