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May 26, 2020

Is it Time for a Plan Refresh?

The duty to provide participants with sufficient information to make consistently informed retirement investment decisions is a basic fiduciary responsibility under ERISA Section 404(a). However, there […]
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 […]
May 25, 2020

Beware of the IRS and DOL: Four Red Flags They Seek on Form 5500

Form 5500 is an ERISA requirement for retirement plans to report and disclose operating procedures. Advisors use this to confirm that plans are managed according to […]
April 29, 2020

Should your Company Implement a Student Loan Assistance Program?

The simple answer is yes! By doing so, you’ll attract, retain, and engage top college-educated talent at your company. Twenty-six percent of the U.S. workforce and […]
April 2, 2020

Another Way to Save: New Tax Credit for Plan Participants

According to a Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies (TCRS) report, fewer than four in ten U.S. workers know about a tax credit that may help them […]
March 17, 2020

Tips to Weather a Turbulent Market

With the recent market volatility, it’s understandable that you may be concerned about your investments. Volatile markets can make you wonder if you’re on track to […]