Corporate Retirement Insights

The Evidence Behind The Argument For Passive Management

“Passive” management (often referred to as “indexing”) is actually not a great descriptor, so let me quickly explain the difference between this style of investing and the traditional approach often referred to as “active management.”

Are Your Target Date Funds Missing The Mark?

Emerging Trends in 401(k) and 403(b) Fund Menus

Given the shift in participant mindset and demographics, it’s important for retirement plan committees to re-think the traditional approach to designing plan investment menus.

Why Your Plan’s Investment Policy Statement (IPS) Is Probably a Fiduciary Landmine

Many retirement plans with an investment policy statement (IPS) are using one that likely creates more risk for their fiduciaries.

Should You Hire an ERISA 3(38) Fiduciary Service Provider?

While more firms are starting to offer 3(38) fiduciary services, Greenspring Advisors has been 3(38) fiduciary service provider since 2007.
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The Importance of Fiduciary Training for Retirement Plan Committees

One of the most important ways for a company to minimize fiduciary risk is to provide fiduciary training for retirement plan committee members.

Developing a High-Performance Retirement Plan Committee

Worst December Since the Great Depression? There Is More To The Story

The stock market is poised to have its worst December since the Great Depression. That doesn't sound good. We thought we should dig into the numbers a bit to find out how bad this really is.

Just Another Reason To Avoid Big Wall Street Firms

The more things change, the more they stay the same.  For all the advertising and PR big financial firms are doing to show how they are “on your side,” not much has changed over the years.