3(38) Investment Fiduciaries is a solution for plan sponsors who want to minimize their retirement plan fiduciary investment exposure. We will partner with your plan’s financial advisor or consultant to build the investment offering available to your participants. Our firm will sign on as a 3(38) Investment Fiduciary to monitor, document, and execute fund changes for our plan sponsor clients. We will provide ongoing reporting on whether the funds are being placed on watch list or being removed
3(38) Investment Fiduciaries states our fiduciary status in writing.
We become the fiduciary for the investment offering available to the participants.
We build a documented process and use an investment policy statement as the framework for our investment decisions.
We can tailor an investment line-up to your plan and participant demographics.
We are fund agnostic and can work with almost any provider.
We provide ongoing due diligence of the funds that are made available to your participants and will make changes if needed.
3(38) Investment Fiduciaries is excited to announce that we recently earned the 2018 DALBAR CERTIFICATION ADVISER AWARD. In order to earn the certification, we underwent an in-depth evaluation and an assessment of the alignment of our contract and services.
The due diligence is consistent with the guidelines provided by the United States Department of Labor for Advisers operating under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended (ERISA) Section 3(38) and associated regulations.
A Retirement Plan Adviser that has earned the DALBAR Certification provides Individuals, Trustees and Fiduciaries the following benefits:
3(38) Investment Fiduciaries follows a pass/fail criteria, on a scale of 0 to 100 (with 100 being the best) for active managers. This investment due diligence methodology incorporates both quantitative and qualitative factors in evaluating fund managers and their investment strategies.
Eighty percent of the fund’s score is quantitative which incorporates such factors as style, risk/return, and peer group rankings. The other 20% of the score is qualitative, taking into account things such as manager tenure and the fund’s expense ratio relative to the average fund expense ratio in that asset class category.