Plan sponsors are not nearly as monogamous as advisors would like to believe, according to research presented at the National Association of Plan Advisors’ annual convention Monday. But they’re not looking for technical expertise, just someone who will listen.
Department of Labor Sec. Thomas Perez says “extensive feedback” from industry led to changes in the rule to “minimize” compliance burden, ease the sale of proprietary products and back off from stricter fee disclosures, all while still protecting consumers from conflicted advice.
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