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What the New Department of Labor (DOL) Fiduciary Rule Means to You

By: Tim Hayes Financial Advisor - posted in: Employers - Last updated Jan 15, 2019

The Fiduciary Rule applies mostly to private sector retirement plans, such as 401(k)s, SEPs, SIMPLEs, and 403(b) plans that fall under ERISA. The administration believes the rule is needed because conflicts of interest are causing 401(k) participants and IRA owners to pay higher fees, resulting in smaller account balances.

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