Category Archives: ERISA plan

Do you need an investment life guard (ERISA 3 (38) investment manager)?

Does your investment guide give you a false sense of security? It doesn’t seem to be wise to take on risks where there is no reward. Yet, if you are like most plan sponsors you are taking on the risk … Continue reading

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Avoiding a 401k fiduciary breach- An independent fiduciary might save your assets

                                                                DOL investigator                                    Plan sponsor flanked by independent fiduciary Do you know the ERISA rules and 401k rules? “When a 401k plan gets in big trouble, the DOL removes the company’s fiduciaries and appoints a professional, independent fiduciary. An … Continue reading

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Assets under management or participants on track to retire- What matters to the DOL?

      or      I worked for years on the manufacturer’s side of the fence in the auto industry. I never understood why so many manufacturers wanted to tout we’re number one. Do sales figures equate to safest or highest quality … Continue reading

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