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Investment costs | 401k fee disclosure | 401(k) Fees

Worried Your 401(k) Pays Hidden Fees? Answer 2 Questions to Find Out

By: Eric Droblyen
November 29th, 2017

Employers that sponsor a 401(k) plan have a fiduciary responsibility to pay only reasonable fees from plan assets. Keeping 401(k) fees in check is one of the most important 401(k) fiduciary responsibilities because excessive fees reduce investment returns unnecessarily, making a secure retirement for plan participants less affordable. Not meeting this responsibility can also mean severe consequences for the employer – including personal liability.

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