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DOL Fiduciary Proposal Subjects Rollover Advice to ERISA Fiduciary Standard of Care

In our previous blog post, we commented that the Department of Labor’s (DOL) fiduciary rule proposal can be viewed as the “ERISA-fication” of Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs). For example, the DOL’s proposal includes a new proposed exemption called the Best Interest Contract Exemption…

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Retirement plan benchmarking: are your clients making the grade?

How does your (and/or your clients’) retirement plan stack up against the competition? Are you benchmarking the program on a regular basis to see how it compares to peers? This is a valuable service that financial professionals can provide to clients. Not only does it help them identify strengths…

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