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Interview: Dan Venturi, 401(k) Reboot

The retirement plan industry has been undergoing a tremendous amount of change over the past 5-10 ye...

technology

Robo-Advisors, Technology, and Older Participants

In that forgettable yet memorable year as a synagogue Vice President, I had to deal with an older me...

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Oregon taps Ascensus for its 401(k) MEP

The Oregon Retirement Savings Plan, which is a state run 401(k) multiple employer plan with a July 2...

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You Won’t See This Again #4: A New Network Daytime Soap Opera

In 1970, there were 19 network daytime soap operas on the air. In 2016, they are only 4 left (Genera...

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Blame it on Diet Coke

I’ve been a diet cola drinker for the past 35+ years (yes I know it’s bad) since the day...

index

Bundled providers going unbundled makes sense

Someone I know in the industry advised me again how a low cost index fund company was all of a sudde...

complaint-department

Some people can’t deal with complaints, but….

The one thing I always say about third party administrators (TPAs) is that they get none of the cred...

thecurse

The Curse of Buckner’s Ball

People from Boston have claimed to me that the whole Curse of the Bambino was the invention of sport...

gao

Plan Design Features That Crimp Retirement Savings

The Government Accounting Office (GAO) took a look at 80 401(k) plans and concentrated on the featur...

socialmedia

The downside of social media

Social media is an amazing thing except when it isn’t. It’s a great way to share informa...