Articles tagged "CFDD"


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Bob Reynolds strikes again in his 401(k) quest -- this time buying JPMorgan's retirement recordkeeping business

The deal includes blue chip 401k accounts of Procter & Gamble, American Airlines and JPMorgan itself

April 3, 2014 — 5:37 PM UTC

Schwab garners $4 billion in index-only 401(k) assets fast out of the gate

Critics applaud the San Francisco broker's early success but wonder whether such a cost-focused approach is really enough

February 22, 2013 — 5:58 AM UTC

10 most influential individuals in the 401(k) industry affecting RIAs in 2012, Part 1

Cataclysmic changes are in store RIAs advising retirement plans -- here's who's building up and advocating for this vital sector

January 3, 2013 — 4:57 AM UTC

The case for Chicago as an epicenter of the RIA world

The rise of registered investment advisors here means the city, once viewed as a very secondary financial center to New York and the Bay Area, is coming into its own in a big way

December 11, 2012 — 6:05 AM UTC

What a wave of 401(k) lawsuits tell us about what RIAs really need to worry about

Plaintiff's attorneys have found the soft underbelly of advisors and plan sponsors, but the pitfalls are clear and avoidable

October 25, 2012 — 4:12 AM UTC

Big chill: Worried RIAs and other 401(k) leaders gather in Chicago in hopes of saving the goose

It's no sacred cow like Social Security and the industry image is laboring because saving rates, returns, hidden fees and enrollment levels are none too great

October 23, 2012 — 3:33 AM UTC

A 401(k) plan dethroning deferred: The DOL-mandated disclosures may not set any legacy palaces on fire near-term

The expected RIA field day and B-D comeuppance may come limping out of the gate; Fidelity has put 17 million 401(k) disclosures in the mail with few follks batting an eye -- with high-balance participants as the possible big exception

August 28, 2012 — 3:33 AM UTC

What to make of DOL's backtrack after John Kerry, Fidelity Investments and the rest of the riled 401(k) industry cried foul

The policy reversal on on self-directed accounts is a win for white-collar workers but the agency's mandating-by-bulletin was equally troubling to some observers

August 1, 2012 — 6:10 AM UTC

What led to Vanguard allowing its 401(k) plan sponsors to shop around for non-Vanguard target-date funds

Despite the new choices available to plan sponsors, Vanguard believes clients won't stray -- but industry observers are not so sure

June 5, 2012 — 5:29 AM UTC

How giant advice provider Financial Engines can sweep the 401(k) field -- or not

It has $53.7 billion of assets under its managed account platform, but how the new DOL disclosure rules, competition from Morningstar and Schwab's bet on GuidedChoice play out will be very telling

May 22, 2012 — 3:41 AM UTC