Frequently Asked QuestionsAugust 01, 2016
What makes Alliant Wealth Advisors different from most providers?
What do you mean when you say you have better plan investments?
Why is working with a fiduciary advisor important?
Alliant Wealth Advisors is a Registered Investment Advisor. RIAs are a small minority within the financial services industry and have a legal obligation to act in their clients’ best interests. They receive no fees from the investments they recommend, so they are not influenced to recommend a fund because it pays a higher fee or a commission. RIAs are free from the conflicts of interest associated with traditional brokers and advisors who accept such fees.
Alliant is unusual even among Registered Investment Advisors in that we also accept responsibility to serve as the Fiduciary Investment Manager to our clients’ 401(k) and 403(b) plans. In essence, we “become” our clients, removing from them the responsibility and potential personal liability for selecting and monitoring plan investments. Plan sponsors will hear many providers talk about fiduciary services, but Alliant promises in writing in its service agreement to serve on behalf of its retirement plan sponsor clients and thus offer the highest level of fiduciary protection available.