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Principal Financial Group

DC ASSETS
DC assets ($MM) $419,534
In plans with ≤ 50 participants 9%
In plans with >50–500 participants 23%
In plans with >500 participants 68%
PLANS
Total DC plans44,946
% serviced by Third Party Administrator37%
FEE STRUCTURES
Upfront commission (front-end load)
Finder's fee
Ongoing trail/commission
RIA fees/Hard-dollar fees
ERISA account/budget
SUPPORT SERVICES FOR ADVISERS
DC plan benchmarking
Access to ERISA counsel
Offers CE-eligible DC-specific training
Supports Advisor Managed Accounts
RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT (RM) TEAMS
Average case/client load (# plans/person)11
Average tenure with recordkeeper12 years
Average years of experience in retirement12 years
Dedicated RMs for NQDC plans only?
Dedicated RMs for 403(b) plans only?
Dedicated RMs for 457 plans only?
Advisers given choice of RMs to support clients
NR = Not Reported. NA = Not Applicable.
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