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September 29th, 2017
General Electric 401(k) Fiduciaries Accused of Self-Dealing
Participants in GE’s 401(k) plan allege the company retained proprietary investments in the plan, even when they were imprudent, in order to earn revenue.   Read more >
CITs in DC Plans Quickly Becoming the Norm
Many asset managers describe 2017 as a “tipping point” for collective investment trust flows from DC plans, according to a new analysis from Cerulli Associates. Read more >
Data from Cerulli Shows Boutique Consultants Focused on Mid-Market
“The midsized plan asset segment is representative of the DC market segment in which the boutique DC consultant is most prevalent and growing its market share,” Cerulli reports. Read more >
More Education Needed About Paying for Long-Term Care in Retirement
A poll found most Americans think Medicare or health insurance will cover the costs. Read more >
Many Retirees Wish They Had Delayed Taking Social Security Benefits
SECURE Act's House Passage Brings Test of Congressional Mediators
Some Expect Senate Action Sooner Than Later on SECURE Act
Another Bill Proposed as Senate Committee Hearing Brings Calls for Retirement Action
J.P. Morgan Agrees to Pay $75 Million to Settle ERISA Lawsuit
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Selecting the Right TDF is Only Part of the Fiduciary Responsibility
Monitoring it is more difficult, but necessary. Read more >
Small Percentage of DB Plan Obligations Have Been Settled
However, Rick Jones, with Aon, says, “Pension risk transfer is a trillion dollar market, and much more will be settled in coming year.” Read more >
Investor Optimism Surges, Must Be Proactive Managed
Investors are not good at predicting market corrections big or small—but that doesn’t mean they can’t take concerted action to prepare for tougher times. Read more >

Editorial: Alison Cooke Mintzer

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