TITLE

401 (k) Education: How Much Should I Say?

AUTHOR(S)
Mehta, Shiv
PUB. DATE
July 1999
SOURCE
Financial Executive;Jul/Aug1999, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on employee education programs for 401(k) plans. It states that employers and vendors have been successful in educating employees concerning 401(k) plans, and mentions that 401(k) education seminars have happened via mass meetings, financial software, mailings, videos, audiotapes, and the Internet. It comments on plans by employers to offer employees specific advice on specific investments, and comments on the legality of advising employees concerning the context of 401(k) plans. It states that advice providers for 401(k) plans become fiduciaries and are potentially liable if inappropriate investment decisions are made on that advice. INSET: Talk Isn't Cheap..
ACCESSION #
11873190

 

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