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401(k) Real Talk Episode 71: August 9, 2023

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.

  1. July job growth signals strong economy
  2. Worker confidence about retirement sinks due to inflation and market volatility concerns
  3. Paychex doubles PEP sales
  4. Vestwell winning all state mandates since 2022
  5. DC plans struggle to implement SECURE 2.0 Roth catchup provision

Other interesting news:

  1. The value of 401(k) wholesalers
  2. How employers should respond to growing gig economy
  3. Increased requests by AI providers to license Fidelity data met with a hard “No”
  4. Why leading TDFs have underperformed the market
  5. Vanguard not ready to offer cryptocurrency to DC plans’s RPA Edge mini-media kit


Register now to attend Retirement Income Edge, December 13-15, 2023 at The Westin, Nashville, Tenn.

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