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The Research Center, an affiliate of Financial Engines and Smart 401k, is an SEC registered investment adviser which provides asset allocation and financial engine recommendations, as well as market and economic research to each Store in Financial Engines organization and their advisors. This includes the Store that provides you with advisory services. The Research Center does not manage client assets but rather provides non-discretionary investment advisory services to affiliates, including Smart401k. The Research Center provides templates of various asset allocation models for use by Smart401k Advisors. These templates include a range of asset allocation models from the most conservative to the most aggressive. Smart401k is responsible for evaluating and determining the proper asset allocation for a particular client and implementing an investment strategy for that client.