Investors seem less worried than Congress when it comes to the opacity of management fees, according to Spectrem Group’s latest Retirement Market Insights report.

As of May, while 29% of advisors’ clients said fees were neither open nor transparent, 43% of clients said their advisor’s fee structure was very clear to them. The same number of clients say they don’t think Congress should meddle with the client-advisor relationship, while 33% felt otherwise. However, investors are split over whether legislation is needed to hold advisors to a fiduciary standard: 42% of investors support legislation that forces advisors to act in their best interests; 40% don’t.

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