Financial Services & Wealth Management News
April 26, 2021

ERISA Definitions and Financial Designations and What They Mean for Plan Sponsors

Plan sponsors and retirement plan committees are likely to encounter a myriad of industry-related naming devices and designations. It is important that they understand what each […]
April 26, 2021

5 Tactics to Increase Retirement Plan Participation

Employees fail to enroll in their retirement plan for a variety of reasons. They may be intimidated if it’s their first time around or they might […]
March 24, 2021

Retirement Plan Committee Activities

A retirement plan committee consists of co-fiduciaries who are responsible for all plan management activities that have been delegated to them by their plan’s named fiduciary. […]
February 23, 2021

The Case for Investment Refresh

Investment refresh is an optional extension to automatic enrollment whereby participants would be notified that, as of a certain date, their current investment allocation will be […]
January 26, 2021

Continuity, Coronavirus, ERISA, Stimulus Package

The coronavirus relief includes a “temporary rule preventing partial plan terminations” for plan sponsors of defined contribution retirement plans. The provision specifically states, “A plan shall […]
December 23, 2020

Should Fiduciaries Outsource Retirement Plan Investment Responsibility?

Department of Labor (DOL) enforcement recoveries are on the rise. A recent DOL report indicates that DOL recoveries have doubled since 2018 and tripled since 2016.  […]