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Monthly Market Commentary

Optimism abounds

While we are constructive on near-term markets, we will focus on the rebound in business activity following progress with the vaccine.


White Paper

2021 outlook: Poised for growth

While global economic activity increased in late 2020, the pace of recovery may be poised to moderate sequentially.


Insight Article

Understanding revenue sharing

Learn the importance of discussing with a plan advisor how best to customize plan fees based on circumstance and available options.


Insight Article

Plan documents: Save or purge?

What many ERISA plan sponsors consider “reasonable” fiduciary responsibility for plan document retention may not comply with IRS rules.


Insight Article

Cybersecurity issues for plan sponsors

The Department of Labor is working on guidance addressing cybersecurity issues as they relate to plan sponsors and third-party providers.





Insight Article

Retirement Report: First Quarter 2021

In this issue, we discuss how to best handle 2021 after a tumultuous 2020. Other topics include labor and workforce, human capital and more.


Monthly Market Commentary

A “Glass Half Full” Market

November displayed the forward-looking nature of markets as global equities reacted positively that a vaccine may be distributed in 2021.



Insight Article

Exploring big tech market leadership

Market dominance by a narrow number of stocks has tempted investors to abandon diversification which is not the best long term strategy.





Monthly Market Commentary

Tech tumbled, ended risk asset rally

U.S. dollar strengthened in September as the existing monetary stimulus wane and expectations for fiscal stimulus before the election fade.



Monthly Market Commentary

Rally continued, but pace slowed

Sustained upside inflation risks remain low despite recent stimulus measures, but inflation dynamics are fluid.