Articles tagged "Center for Due Diligence"

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Phil Chiricotti hangs up his spurs, and puts the CFDD out to pasture

The godfather of the 401(k) business says the glory days of conferences are winding down -- and tells why he chose not to sell the conference

December 30, 2014 — 3:58 PM UTC

Warranties and guarantees come to the 401(k) game but can insurance really put the client first?

Unwilling to stomach new legal exposure, employers -- and their advisors -- are looking to buy protection

August 27, 2014 — 3:25 AM UTC

Just what good Bob Reynolds' purchase of J.P. Morgan's billions -- sans sweet brand -- will do for his Great West-Putnam 401(k) empire

The Boston exec was opportunistic in getting this deal and remains open to others but the 'O' word that made Whole Foods famous is holding sway

April 4, 2014 — 5:01 AM UTC

Fidelity's old 401(k) mastermind, Bob Reynolds, gets a merger, a promotion and a stronger hand to compete with his old employer

With Great West and Putnam joining 401(k) units, there may be a dividend of critical mass and synergy

March 27, 2014 — 3:24 AM UTC

A $103 billion AUA RIA storms TIAA-CREF's Northeast stronghold by poaching a hotshot from a $30-billion RIA in Greenwichland

CAPTRUST's 403(b) assets have jumped 60%, or nearly $5 billion, in AUA in one year and TIAA-CREF's $217 billion of 403(b) assets are still pretty untapped

September 16, 2013 — 5:36 AM UTC

Why the 'naked fear' from a Yale law professor's letters to 401(k) plan sponsors is still present

The threatening, finger-pointing nature of the epistles drew the blood, the lack of a remedy to the attack from New Haven keeps the wound from healing

August 1, 2013 — 5:49 PM UTC

Why the industry needs to accept some blame for 'flaws' in PBS Frontline's 'Retirement Gamble'

The PBS report was slanted, simplistic and went in for shock value, say critics, but some in the industry say too-high fees are in fact the root of the problem

May 15, 2013 — 3:09 AM UTC

Merrill Lynch pulls advisors from a $2.9-billion business -- and leaves the light on for RIAs

The Bank of America subsidiary sees too much peril in the public-pension business and RIAs like John Beirne smell opportunity

February 5, 2013 — 4:15 PM UTC

DOL tells employers when they must fire advisors to 401(k) plans

The new teeth in the rules went unnoticed by many people amid other changes

February 10, 2012 — 5:26 AM UTC

Report of a possible delay in DOL's fee disclosure rule sparks apprehension among advisors and industry observers

Advisors say they can't comply with the rule until they know what's in it but one delay could lead to another

January 5, 2012 — 3:57 PM UTC