Insights for Non-Profits » Fiduciary Monitoring Helps Trustees Stay on Top of Their Game

September 30, 2021 | Fiduciary

Non-profit fiduciaries have a duty of care to their organizations. Everyone knows they should be acting in the best interest of the organizations they serve. It’s the right thing to do. But do you and your board members realize that when it comes to financial matters, not only is ‘best interest’ …

Insights for Non-Profits » Best Practices for Evaluating Your Investment Advisor

August 27, 2021 | Fundraising

Non-profit boards and investment committees have an important fiduciary responsibility. They must always do what is in the best interest of their organizations for their investment portfolios. This responsibility even exists when management decisions are delegated to third party investment …

Nicholas Cintineo, CIPM®

Senior Investment Consultant

Insights for Non-Profits » Documentation: A Simple Step to Strengthen Fiduciary Oversight

May 19, 2017 | Fiduciary

Documentation is a simple but often overlooked aspect of a successful endowment or foundation. Not only is it a way to record processes and procedures, but it’s also closely related to the duties of care and obedience that each fiduciary in an organization is bound to. It’s important for …

Library » Webinar: Fiduciary Fee Reasonableness: Breaking Down Litigation Teachings

March 29, 2017 | Retirement Plans

Even with the seemingly ever-changing uncertainty around regulations, there are actionable ways to push forward. Recent 401(k) litigation has helped define fee reasonableness and provides considerable guidance to the industry, including decisions with IRA clients. We break down these cases and …

Shelby George

Senior Vice President, Advisor Services

Library » Converge, Volume 13: Fiduciary Fee Reasonableness

March 08, 2017 | Retirement Plans

Fee reasonableness is a fundamental and widely discussed fiduciary topic. Despite the importance of the topic, the Department of Labor (DOL) hasn’t given much insight or guidance as to what is considered a reasonable fee. As a result, much of the interpretation of what is and is not reasonable …

Shelby George

Senior Vice President, Advisor Services

Library » Converge, Volume 12: Trump and the Fiduciary Rule—Managing Uncertainty

December 07, 2016 | Retirement Plans

With Donald Trump named president-elect, a myriad of current policies have been put into question - including the Department of Labor’s Fiduciary Rule. While this rule is not set to take effect until April 2017, there is question as to whether Trump’s election could halt its implementation. …

Shelby George

Senior Vice President, Advisor Services

Library » 3 Influencers Driving Today’s Fiduciary Best Practices

November 21, 2016 | Fiduciary

As the Department of Labor (DOL) has redefined “investment advice,” they have undoubtedly accelerated the evolution of what it means to be a fiduciary. Regulators are but one of the three key influencers shaping best practices for new fiduciaries. Financial institutions are working aggressively …