TITLE

DOL considers measures to help plan sponsors get fee info

AUTHOR(S)
Whiddon, Robert L.
PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;7/1/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the actions taken by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to help plan sponsors and participants understand the costs of 401(k) investments. Limitation of the disclosure scheme for the 12b-1 fees; Recommendations for DOL on influencing policy on the issue.
ACCESSION #
17533901

 

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