Providing clarity to your 401(k) participants: A story of disclosure
Encouraging participant involvement means offering education and clarity. For independent advisors, that may be a tough path to take.
By Andy Stonehouse|April 12, 2012 at 12:50 PM
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Ask parties on some different ends of the retirement industry food chain about fee disclosure regs and you’ll get some very different opinions – ranging from a sense of satisfaction to unfettered panic.
A common thread emerges, however: As the days get closer to the July 1 deadline for service providers to offer disclosures to plan sponsors and the Aug. 31 deadline for initial notices to plan participants, the pure efficiency of offering electronic options is still a hotly debated topic.
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