Happy Friday, readers. At the beginning of July we introduced a new format for our weekly news roundup. We will continue to bring you the most popular articles of the week, but now our curated content will be themed. The third Friday of every month will focus on Client Service. We hope you enjoy this new format and know you will find it helpful and informative.
As one would expect, advisers have a greater impact on plan performance when they play a more active role in the retirement plan committee’s ongoing discussions and decisions about setting goals.
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The number of Department of Labor investigations of financial advisers has steadily increased over the years; here is a primer on the DOL’s sources of authority, and what to expect when examiners come knocking.