On your own

Kahn, Virginia Munger
September 1995
FW;9/26/95, Vol. 164 Issue 20, p64
Explains the difficulty that financial services face in trying to provide meaningful advice to participants in the popular retirement plans known as 401(k)s. Why most companies and the financial institutions that provide the investment vehicle want to avoid being considered advisors; Fear of the vulnerability to lawsuits by disgruntled investors; Conflict of interest issues.


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