The Glide Slope
How much risk should your participants take at various stages of their career? A well constructed glide slope coupled with professionally designed asset allocation plans can assist them to manage their accounts to meet their unique needs. To read the article click here.
Improving the 401(k)
There are several cost free design ideas that can dramatically improve the investment experience of your participants. To read the article click here.
Cleaning up the Cesspool
A recent Supreme Court decision will open up the floodgates for 401(k) litigation, and force plan sponsors to begin to look like fiduciaries. Now would be a good time to review your plan, before the courts do. To read the article click here.
Target Date and Target Risk Strategies
It sounds so simple, but the devil is in the details. And the available target funds (a product, not a strategy!) have serious flaws and regulatory issues. To read the article click here.
The Three Ps, Please!
The standard review process peddled by the major consulting firms is so 1950s! There is a better and far simpler way to measure effectiveness of your funds. To read the article click here.
Trust but Verify
In the post Madoff era, you need to know where every penny is and that they are all safe. Madoff couldn’t have happened if investors had used simple business checks and balances. To read the article click here.
The Fiduciary Default Investment Choice
The three most common litigation issues against pension plans are excessive costs, hidden revenue sharing, and sustained underperformance. You can take those issues right off the table by using passive strategies. As a bonus, the incremental performance gains should be substantial. To read the article click here.
The Emperor Has No Clothes
It’s way past time to give up on active management. Active management reliably adds cost and risk while reducing performance. As a plan fiduciary you can’t justify a bet on the performance fairy. To read the article click here.
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