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Thursday, July 26, 2018

401K REFUNDS: NOT AS GOOD AS THEY SOUND With tax season fresh on our minds, many hear the word refund and begin running down their imagery wish list of ways to spend this extra money. However, when it comes to 401(k) refunds, or...

 

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Benchmarking is a retirement plan best practice that allows plan sponsors the opportunity to “take a peak under the hood” of their 401(k). The process allows you to compare your plan to similar plans, measuring key metrics...

 

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Resolution season is upon us. January through March are the peak motivation months. That special time of the year when people are eager to make positive strides toward physical, financial, professional, or personal goals. On average,...

 

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Simply stated, benchmarking is the process of reviewing and evaluating your company retirement plan. It involves taking a look at what you are offering your employees today and deciding if it’s appropriate or needs some updating....

 

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Recently, I was on a call with a new prospect, a CPA, discussing his 401k plan. During our call, we got to the subject of the fees he is currently paying for his 401k plan. After some back and forth, Mr. CPA told me that he was not...

 

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

What does it really take to retire? As a plan sponsor, your employees rely heavily on your guidance; after all, you manage the plan that may offer their best shot at a successful retirement. When the 401(k) plan was introduced in the...

 

Thursday, December 14, 2017

NO “ONE-SIZE-FITS-ALL” PLAN Retirement plans come in all shapes and sizes: DC Plans, DB Plans, Non-Qual, 401(k), 403(b), 401(a), 457, SEP IRA, Simple IRA, Roth IRA, Cash Balance, HSA… and any other number letter...

 

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Believe it or not, an efficient retirement plan committee does not happen by chance. The “best practices” your committee upholds form the foundation for a prudent process creating an opportunity for employees to pursue...

 

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Your Mid-year 401(k) Plan Check-up and Tune-up As we round the corner to 2018, I can’t help but wonder, where did the year go? It feels like January and New Year’s resolutions were just yesterday. Alas, those days have come...