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May 25, 2020

How and When to Pay Plan Expenses with Plan Assets

Some retirement plan expenses can be paid for with plan assets — but many can’t. Which are the “reasonable and necessary” retirement plan expenses that can […]
April 29, 2020

Complying with ERISA 404(c)

According to ERISA, plans intending to comply with 404(c) must ensure that participants: Have the opportunity to choose from a broad range of investment alternatives (which […]
April 29, 2020

Are You Ready for an Audit?

Several events can trigger a DOL or IRS audit, such as employee complaints or self-reporting under the annual submission of the Form 5500. Oftentimes an audit […]
March 5, 2020

Staying the Course: Coronavirus and Past Market Epidemics

As of February 28, 2020, global stock markets have entered “correction” territory, defined as a 10% decline from the index high. This is in large part […]
January 2, 2020

Improve your Retirement Plan by Encouraging Employees to Join

Many organizations face the problem of increasing employee participation in their retirement plans. Participation is crucial to the success of the plan, and it improves employee […]
November 27, 2019

Top Ten Fiduciary Responsibilities

A plan fiduciary plays an important role in the organization’s financial health. Not only do they oversee the fiduciary process, but they identify and serve the […]