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401(k) Real Talk Episode 17: May 25, 2022

Open, honest and candid discussions about the latest news in the RPA industry.


Welcome to this week’s edition of 401(k) Real Talk, where Fred Barstein, contributing editor for's RPA Edge, reviews all of last week’s industry news and selects the five most important/interesting stories. 

Stories covered in this week’s edition of 401(k) Real Talk:

  1. The Department of Labor explains why they did not go through normal rule making process for cryptocurrency
  2. Lawsuit against fast-growing target-date fund expanded
  3. AGI divests last of its registered products after SEC investigation uncovers massive fraud
  4. Raymond James to offer pure RIA Model
  5. The hidden danger in free 401(k) plans

Other interesting news:

  1. The case for actively managed TDFs
  2. Participants stay the course during market volatility
  3. Why more small businesses do not offer a retirement plan
  4. How technology can help advisors build trust with clients
  5. RPA surveyed on record keeper RFPs post pandemic 

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