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More than eight in ten (83%) 401(k) participants acknowledged they actually do not know how much they pay in fees and expenses associated with their plan.
Don’t assume your clients are comfortable with fees just because they don’t say anything.
Fee-based practices are growing, with 46% of advisers adopting that pricing structure, an increase of 35% over the past five years.
At a time when many in the retirement services community and some influential lawmakers are up in arms over fees paid by 401(k) participants, the Investment Company Institute (ICI) has insisted in a new report the fees are not that high and participants are getting their money's worth.