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Market Volatility - Fear Returns

I have almost forgotten the taste of fears. The time has been my senses would have cooled to hear a night-shriek, and my fell of hair would at a dismal treatise rouse and stir as if life were in it. - Macbeth Volatility is back These are the real-world fundamentals we have right now:  solid...

The Ostrich Defense, Revisited

For years (see our blogs from 2013 & 2014) we have asserted the fact that ignorance of the law is not a defense – specifically in the context of understanding what it means to be a fiduciary for a retirement plan.  Since then, there has been substantial attention towards fiduciary standard through new...

Top Opportunities in 403(b) Plans For Higher Education and The Benefits of Using Financial Professionals

I’m regularly asked where are the biggest opportunities in the tax-exempt sector.  My answer is the biggest opportunity for change right now lies in one key segment of the 403(b) market:  private higher education.  There is a huge opportunity for higher educational institutions to modernize their plans...


Promoting a Culture of Fiduciary Responsibility

Westminster Consulting is committed to promoting a culture of fiduciary responsibility. We provide comprehensive fiduciary and investment advice to plan sponsors and investment fiduciaries. We provide them with the information, tools and confidence to better navigate the demanding and changing regulatory landscape around qualified plans.