Category: Fiduciary PIERspective

Spring 2014 Fiduciary Commentary

By: Brant Griffin – May 05, 2014 Changing Landscape of Plan Service Provider Developing trends in the retirement plan industry are solidifying…

Winter 2013-2014 Fiduciary Commentary

By: Brant Griffin – January 30, 2014 In-Plan Roth Accounts Recent legislative changes and the growing popularity of Roth accounts have given…

Fall 2013 Fiduciary Commentary

By: Brant Griffin – November 5, 2013 DOL’s Fiduciary Proposal Hits Delay, Again… The last several years have witnessed a growing movement…

Summer 2013 Fiduciary Commentary

By: Brant Griffin – August 22, 2013 Revenue Sharing Revisited The last several years have witnessed numerous industry developments relating to the…

Spring 2013 Fiduciary Commentary

By: Brant Griffin – May 3, 2013 Plan Rollover Process Needs an Overhaul A recent investigation by the Government Accountability Office (GAO),…

Winter 2012/2013 Fiduciary PIERspective

By: Brant Griffin – February 4, 2013 Bankrupt City Takes on a Public Pension Behemoth Pension heavyweight CalPERS (California Public Employees’ Retirement…

Summer Fiduciary PIERspective

By: Brant Griffin – August 1, 2012 The State of Stable Value Stable value funds, with nearly $540 billion of assets as…

Spring Fiduciary PIERspective

Fiduciary Commentary Q1, 2012 Regulatory Guidance Addresses Retirement Income Annuitization America’s private retirement systems long-term trend away from guaranteed pensions and toward the…

North Pier Fiduciary PIERspective (January 19th, 2012)

North Pier Fiduciary PIERspective – Brant Griffin (January 19th, 2012) Governor Brown Proposes Sweeping Reforms to California’s Pension System To combat its…