How to initiate fee levelization conversations with your clients … and win them over

Are you and your clients discussing retirement plan fees more frequently? That makes sense considering recent litigation1 and regulations has heightened awareness of fiduciary responsibility related to fees. So how do you take advantage of these opportunities and ensure you’re abiding by Department of Labor (DOL) fiduciary rules?

1401(k) Fee Litigation, Groom Law Group, September 2015.

Understand the fee allocation landscape and how to approach clients/prospects

Educate your clients on retirement plan fee levelization options and considerations. It’s easy. These resources can help guide your conversations.

What's all the buzz about levelizing retirement plan fees?

This white paper (PDF) breaks down the options and considerations, illustrates how each option works and outlines best practices for setting up a prudent process.

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Have you considered the options to share retirement plan fees equally among participants?

Use this one-pager (PPT) to show your clients the differences between some of the most common fee levelization options.

Review options and considerations

Have you implemented retirement plan fee levelization with your clients? 

Help educate plan sponsors with this non-branded presentation (PPT).

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Help your clients develop a repeatable, defendable process

A fee policy statement provides guidelines for your clients to help them manage their retirement plan fees and expenses with service providers. By doing this, your clients can better manage their fiduciary duties. This non-branded template (PDF) can help you create a fee policy statement for all your clients.

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See how other advisors are capturing assets by talking about fee levelization

Case Study highlights how an advisor is teeing up fee levelization conversations with prospective clients … and winning their plans.

This page and linked information is intended to be educational in nature and is not intended to be taken as a recommendation.