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March 4, 2019

Visualize Retirement What Are Your Participants Saving For?

All too often, retirement planning success is measured purely by financial metrics: savings amounts (15 percent per year), income replacement ratios (75 percent of preretirement income), […]
March 4, 2019

Department of Labor Issues Relief Guidance for Victims of California Wildfires

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued benefit plan guidance and relief for plans and participants affected by the 2018 California Wildfires. The DOL recognizes […]
February 21, 2019
Reminder about the Changing Rules for Hardship Withdrawals

As 2019 is fast Approaching, a Reminder about the Changing Rules for Hardship Withdrawals

The opportunities to take in-service distributions from retirement plans are limited prior to age 59½. An exception is hardship withdrawals. The requirements for hardship withdrawals are […]
February 6, 2019
Effective Employee Education

Effective Employee Education

Fiduciary duty requires you to provide your employees and participants with educational opportunities so they can make informed investment decisions. It’s not always easy to know […]
February 6, 2019

Hey Joel, What Are The Risks For Late 5500 Filings?

Hey Joel! – Answers from a recovering former practicing ERISA attorney This forum answers plan sponsor questions from all over the country by our in-house former […]
January 3, 2019

Hey Joel, Will hardship suspensions go away in January 2019?

Hey Joel! – Answers from a recovering former practicing ERISA attorney This forum answers plan sponsor questions from all over the country by our in-house former […]