Explore in-depth fee studies of 200+ plans across 42 providers
401(k) fees reduce participant investment returns dollar-for-dollar. Over time, these losses can dramatically reduce a 401(k) account balance due to the power of compound interest. Given the erosive effect of 401(k) fees, employers have a fiduciary responsibility to keep them in check. To help employers do that, we offer a complimentary fee comparison service that totals their 401(k) provider's administration and investment fees into a single “all-in” fee and then compares that dollar amount to a comparable Employee Fiduciary plan. Below are more than 200 of these comparisons, sorted by provider.