Investment Advisers: Who Are They and Why Does It Matter?
The universe of financial advisers can be very confusing. People who give financial advice use many different labels, including investment adviser investment manager asset manager broker financial planner financial consultant financial adviser certified financial planner With such a variety of titles, it can be difficult to know which legal standards – if any – apply […]
Electronic Disclosure by Employee Benefit Plans (June 6, 2011)
The U.S. Department of Labor issued a Request for Information regarding electronic disclosure by employee benefit plans. Read the Center’s comments.
Final 401(k) Fee Disclosure Regulations
On October 20, 2010, the Department of Labor issued final regulations that require private retirement savings plans, such as 401(k)s, to tell employees how much they are being charged in record-keeping, investment management and other fees. The regulations also include rules for disclosing information about the plan’s investment options. These rules apply only to plans where […]