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Fiduciary Fallout: Will Less Choice In Mutual Funds Help Or Hurt Retirement Savers?

2017-08-20 08_13_24-Gold Padlock Locking Door · Free Stock PhotoWhile the primary casualty of the fiduciary rule – which began to take effect in June – is intended to be conflicts of interest on the part of financial advisers when it comes to their clients’ retirement accounts, today’s article identifies another potential casualty of the rule: the number of mutual funds offered by brokerage firms as they seek to comply with the rule. While advocates of the fiduciary rule claim that investors will benefit from this pruning of funds, others are concerned about the implications of this “less is more” approach. To read more, CLICK HERE.