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Short and Sharp: The U.S. dollar can’t catch a break (sad face)



Last year, the U.S. Dollar Index, a measure of the U.S. currency’s strength against a basket of foreign currencies, weakened almost 10%. This was the index’s worst performance in more than a decade. Meanwhile, the U.S. dollar depreciated against 85% of all major currencies. After such a dismal…

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Looking for a new way to explain fee levelization?



We know retirement plan sponsors have many reasons to consider levelizing or equalizing 401k plan administrative fees. One of the most important is it can help enhance their fiduciary responsibility. But here’s the problem – it’s not on the radar for some plan sponsors. Many advisors tell us…

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