401(k)

Putnam CEO Pleads For The Survival Of Keogh, SEP Tax Breaks

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by ScottMartin     May 27, 2011      0.0 (0) With Congress fighting over exactly which citizen benefits to cut, the head of one of America's biggest fund complexes is now publicly pleading for the future of the 401(k).

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A Little Gratitude Can Go A Long Way With High-Net-Worth Clients And Plan Participants You Advise

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by cepstein     May 24, 2011      0.0 (0) Client retention comes down to two tasks: doing a great job and showing clients you appreciate them.

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The Edu-tainment Experience

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by cepstein     April 06, 2011      0.0 (0) When financial advisors speak to participants at plan sponsors' companies, they are seen as instant "experts," the go-to person for all the participants' 401(k) and investment needs. However, many financial advisors do not realize their potential, and they don't make the most of their meetings with plan participants. For every dollar m

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How To Stay Compliant With Complicated DOL Regs

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by cepstein     March 21, 2011      0.0 (0)   With complicated and ever changing 401(k) rules and regulations, make it easy for plan sponsors and fiduciaries to find their plans out of compliance. The Department of Labor’s (DOL) maze of rubrics can leave some plan sponsors and fiduciaries out of compliance without even knowing it. As advisors, we must stay up-to-date on w

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DOL Extends Comments Period On Unexpectedly Fractious 401(k) Fiduciary Rules

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by ScottMartin     March 09, 2011      0.0 (0) The Labor Department appears to have been taken aback by the response to its plans to clarify the fiduciary relationship between 401(k) plan advisors and the participants in those plans.

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