Author Archives: Jerome.Pfeffer

The Dreaded 401(k) Refund: Corrective Distributions

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  401K REFUNDS: NOT AS GOOD AS THEY SOUND With tax season fresh on our minds, many hear the word refund and begin running down their imagery wish list of ways to spend this extra money. However, when it comes … Continue reading

Infographic: Managing Your Fiduciary Duty

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Keeping proper documentation is a good way for plan sponsors and fiduciaries to show compliance with applicable laws and regulations. If the Department of Labor (DOL) or Internal Revenue Service (IRS) knocks on your door, there are certain documents that … Continue reading

Should we have a retirement plan committee?

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  Should we have a retirement plan committee? If you are an employer or employee who has decision-making authority over your company’s retirement plan, there is a strong chance that you are a 401(k) plan fiduciary.  You have a legal … Continue reading

Benchmarking Your 401(k) Funds

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  BENCHMARKING YOUR 401(K) FUNDS Benchmarking is a retirement plan best practice that allows plan sponsors the opportunity to “take a peak under the hood” of their 401(k). The process allows you to compare your plan to similar plans, measuring … Continue reading

VIDEO: CREATING A REPEATABLE 401(k) FIDUCIARY PROCESS

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Being apart of your company’s retirement plan committee is a big responsibility with some important rules and regulations. We want to help you to create a repeatable process for your committee. Take a look at our short video that breaks … Continue reading

INFOGRAPHIC: HOW MUCH SHOULD I SAVE?

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If you have a company 401(k) plan, your plan participants defer a percentage of their paycheck to their 401(k). However, there are many different factors that go into how much they can actually contribute based on their personal finance goals. Ask them, … Continue reading

ITEMS YOUR ANNUAL RETIREMENT PLAN REVIEW MAY BE MISSING

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  As a plan sponsor, you are no stranger to the annual retirement plan review. And believe it or not, it is that time of year again! Although you may meet quarterly or semi-annually with your advisor, a yearly plan … Continue reading

INFOGRAPHIC: PLAN SPONSOR PLAN QUESTIONNAIRE

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Your annual retirement plan review has many different layers to it and presents the opportunity to evaluate the overall health of your plan. Utilize our free checklist to review key questions for fiduciary compliance, plan design, retirement readiness, fiduciary oversight, … Continue reading

MOTIVATING SAVINGS WITH FINANCIAL WELLNESS AND PLAN DESIGN

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  Resolution season is upon us. January through March are the peak motivation months.  That special time of the year when people are eager to make positive strides toward physical, financial, professional, or personal goals.  On average, 42% of Americans … Continue reading

2018 401(k) COMPLIANCE CALENDAR

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