What a fee policy statement really needs

The devil is in the details to ensure retirement plan advisers are not at risk of a regulatory breach

Feb 28, 2014 @ 10:44 am (Updated 9:31 am) EST

There's a new offering that some retirement plan advisers are adding to their businesses to set them apart from the competition: a fee policy statement.

A fee policy statement details who is paying what in each plan. But advisers should look out — both retirement plan committees and fiduciaries need to know exactly what goes into a fee policy statement to make sure they are not at risk of a regulatory breach. Here InvestmentNews series/features editor Christina Nelson talks with reporter Darla Mercado about her story. Read more on this and other topics in the Retirement Plan Adviser Special Report.

There's a new offering that some retirement plan advisers are adding to their businesses to set them apart from the competition: a fee policy statement.

A fee policy statement details who is paying what in each plan. But advisers should look out — both retirement plan committees and fiduciaries need to know exactly what goes into a fee policy statement to make sure they are not at risk of a regulatory breach. Here InvestmentNews series/features editor Christina Nelson talks with reporter Darla Mercado about her story. Read more on this and other topics in the Retirement Plan Adviser Special Report.