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What’s In Your 401K Plan Line-Up?

by Fern LaRocca CFP®

in 401K

What do Verizon, US Airways, John Deere and Co., Seagate, Marathon Oil, Ernst and Young and Shell Oil Company all have in common? They all offered Fidelity Magellan as an investment option in their retirement plans in 2010 ( as did 1,400 other companies). The important question is: Do plan sponsors still offer Magellan? In fact, some companies [...]


Get The Wall Street Journal for 75% off! There have been a seemingly endless number of articles and cable news segments about what you should do financially in 2011. Well its now 2011 and here are a few things I suggest on the retirement plan front. 401(k) Participants · Take a look at your account. [...]


The U.S. Department of Labor wants to expand accountability for employer-sponsored retirement plans to investment advisers. The proposed ruled announced today would broaden the definition of “fiduciary” to further protect 401(k) participants from conflicts of interest, such as investment advisers recommending an option that brings in higher fees or promotes their own firm’s funds, according [...]


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