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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 […]
April 2, 2020

Addressing Employee Education Strategically

An educated employee is an empowered employee, especially when it comes to retirement savings and financial wellness. To help employees better understand their fiduciary process, the […]
April 2, 2020

Closing the Retirement Gender Gap: How Retirement Plan Advisors Can Help

Despite the fact that women tend to live longer, female workers typically have lower retirement account balances than their male counterparts. Many factors may contribute to […]
March 2, 2020

Is Your Turnover Rate Routine? What You Need to Know About Partial Plan Terminations

A partial plan termination is presumed by the IRS to occur when 20 percent or more of a company’s employees are no longer eligible to participate […]
March 2, 2020

Considering a Traditional Safe Harbor Retirement Plan?

It may be advantageous for a plan sponsor to consider adopting a traditional safe harbor design for their retirement plan. Adopting a safe harbor retirement plan […]
January 31, 2020

Target Date Funds and Fiduciary Obligations

Target date funds (TDFs) — which rebalance investments to become more conservative as a fixed date approaches — are a convenient way for plan participants to […]