Tag: Fees

5th Circuit Officially Mandates Decision to Vacate DOL Fiduciary Rule

Industry stakeholders immediately offered their thoughts on the complex regulatory saga that has surrounded the now-defeated DOL fiduciary rule; depending on their position in the industry and their particular client service philosophy, some providers are hailing this step as a victory, while others are bemoaning it.

PSNC 2018: Fiduciary Services and Support

Understanding the opportunities associated with 3(21) and 3(38) fiduciary services—and the key differences between them—can help ensure the best use of the retirement plan committee’s time and resources.

Charles Schwab Experts Debunk Passive TDF Myths

A TDF may invest its assets into index-based securities that do not make tactical adjustments as the markets change—but the act of managing even an index-based portfolio according to a glide path that ramps down equity risk over time will always be at least in part fundamentally “active.”

Circuit Courts’ Conflict on DOL Fiduciary Rule Could Persist

The fact that two U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals, the Fifth and the Tenth, have issued conflicting rulings about the propriety of the DOL’s process in creating and implementing a stricter fiduciary standard, leaves the retirement plan industry with a number of challenging questions.

FixedFee401k Promises DC Plan Market Disruption

The firm wants to pretty much completely change the basic pricing of 401(k) plans in the small- and mid-market by establishing fixed fees for advisory services and a flat fee per participant for recordkeeping services.