Articles tagged "Penniall & Associates"
Erring 401(k) plan advisors seek do-overs from DOL to ward off potentially crippling fines
A proposal from leading ERISA attorneys would let RIAs say mea culpa on misinterpretations and technical fouls in the wake of new fee disclosure rules
October 22, 2012 at 3:02 AM
RIAs join move to right a 401(k) wrong: Lopsided plan expenses -- a non-DOL issue
Participants using mutual funds with active management pay for their passively managed brethren; with fiduciary issues being taken for real, this is a problem
September 20, 2012 at 5:01 AM
New DOL rule effectively kills off open-architecture option favored by some big plan participants -- and sets off the 401(k) industry
The wrinkle aimed at self-directed accounts is seen as an unnecessary eleventh hour blindsiding by Fidelity, TD and the CFDD among a broad constituency
June 20, 2012 at 5:44 AM
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 at 5:26 AM
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 at 3:57 PM
Schwab's rapid response to letter snafu seems to be smoothing ruffled feathers
The custodian garnered praise for its straightforward apology, but does the blunder point up a larger conflict of interest?
August 25, 2011 at 5:35 AM
Fidelity, Vanguard and Schwab have top 401(k) brands but plan sponsors like the service of off-brands better, study shows
In market share wars for retirement plan dollars, big and small brands alike have much to learn
July 8, 2011 at 2:23 PM
What to make of yesterday's Wall Street Journal report on Schwab's 401(k) 'bet'
RIAs favor WSJ's suggestion that Financial Engines is getting a close look as an outsourced 401(k) advice provider