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    Morningstar is ready to move beyond the style box

    Powerful research firm asks advisers' help to better customize asset allocation.

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    Entice employees to save for retirement with a creative campaign

    Advisers must go further than automatic features if they'd like to get employees interested in saving at work.

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    How the DOL's fiduciary rule affects retirement plan advisers' ability to land new business

    Plan sponsors face deeper vetting of their advisers' offerings than ever before.

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    How to become a more valued retirement plan adviser

    Employers are looking to discuss the specific needs of plan participants, which will eventually lead to solutions you can offer.

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    Voya Financial taps former Great-West president Nelson as CEO of retirement

    Charles P. Nelson was named CEO of retirement for Voya Financial, effective May 1, the company said Monday.Maliz Beams had been CEO of Voya's retirement solutions business, but she resigned Oct. 15. Rodney O. Martin Jr., chairman and CEO of Voya Financial, assumed her responsibilities.(More: The

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    Expect tumult for broker-dealers if DOL fiduciary plan goes through

    Retirement plan experts predict a major shake-up in the way broker-dealers do business with small retirement plans and IRAs — all thanks to a prohibited transaction exemption in the Labor Department's new fiduciary duty proposal.

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    MassMutual beefs up DCIO effort, extending reach into retirement plans

    Insurer faces uphill battle as competition in defined contribution investment-only space is tough.

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    Are employer savings on health care being reinvested in retirement plans?

    As health care benefits fall out of favor with employees, some small businesses are considering redesigning their 401(k)s to retain staff.

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    Plaintiffs appeal decision in Fidelity case on 401(k) float income

    Attorney says 'judge got it wrong' in deciding in favor of the mutual fund giant.

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    Focus Financial invests in $600 million wealth manager

    Focus Financial Partners, the deep-pocketed investor in financial-advisory businesses, said Monday it has taken a stake in a 45-year-old firm managing $600 million in assets.Under Focus' umbrella, the Savannah, Ga.-based Fiduciary Group plans to add to its ranks of financial advisers and extend its

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    Vanguard digital advice platform gives investors choice on active vs. passive

    Stock-and-bond pickers are a side dish served on request in soon-to-come digital advice offering.

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    Use tax time to focus on retirement

    This time of year is perfect for getting clients to contribute to their nest eggs and save on taxes

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    Who oversees wealth advisers who guide investors on 401(k)s? It depends.

    The financial services industry is trading plenty of barbs with regulators over fiduciary regulation, but a gray area could put advisers at risk: What about the adviser who guides wealth management clients on their 401(k)s?It's likely an everyday scenario for many advisers who give clients advice

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    Who wants to service a tiny retirement plan? This guy.

    Retirement plan consultant builds service for plans with less than $2M in assets.

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    Employer objections stand in way of 401(k) plan success

    Advisers can adopt strategies to counteract arguments against trying to maximize contributions