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Retirement Plan Committee Best Practices
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Retirement Plan Committee Best Practices

Download our guide to help understand what the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) (and similar state laws) requires for retirement plans, how committees have typically functioned, and how committees will need to function to be successful and sustaining for years to come.

Protecting Participant Data: How to Monitor and Mitigate Recordkeeper Conflicts of Interest
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Protecting Participant Data: How to Monitor and Mitigate Recordkeeper Conflicts of Interest

We believe there are six areas where recordkeeping vendors have tried to monetize their relationship with retirement plans. This plan sponsor guide focuses on the fourth way of generating excess revenue –cross-selling retail financial products. For plan sponsors, it is important to understand how recordkeepers cross-sell retail financial products and what the plan sponsor’s obligation is to reduce or eliminate such cross-selling.

Investment Manager Due Diligence Outlines
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Investment Manager Due Diligence Outlines

When it comes to conducting manager selection, it is the things unseen that are the key to having confidence in the manager's ability to outperform in the future. This short resource guide provides a look into how we conduct our investment manager due diligence.

Meeting Minutes: The Importance of Documenting Your Process
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Meeting Minutes: The Importance of Documenting Your Process

Meeting minutes capture the discussion and decisions of the investment committee. Several sets of meeting minutes help weave together the story of the actions the committee has taken related to their retirement plan. Our resource walk through what plan sponsors should know about this documentation.