Plan Administration Insights

Emerging Trends in 401(k) and 403(b) Fund Menus

Given the shift in participant mindset and demographics, it’s important for retirement plan committees to re-think the traditional approach to designing plan investment menus.
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The Importance of Fiduciary Training for Retirement Plan Committees

One of the most important ways for a company to minimize fiduciary risk is to provide fiduciary training for retirement plan committee members.

Developing a High-Performance Retirement Plan Committee

Worst December Since the Great Depression? There Is More To The Story

The stock market is poised to have its worst December since the Great Depression. That doesn't sound good. We thought we should dig into the numbers a bit to find out how bad this really is.

Is Your Corporate Retirement Plan a “Fixer Upper”?

Coupled with the increased scrutiny by the Department of Labor (DOL) and exposure to litigation, a retirement plan that shows signs of wear and tear can become a real liability for your company and your plan fiduciaries who are responsible for taking care of it.

Why Culture Is The Most Important Thing To Look For When Hiring An Advisory Firm

I’m A Fiduciary – What You Talkin’ About?

Correcting A Failed ADP Test

While not all plan sponsors fret at this time of year, thanks to safe harbor provisions, strong participation and deferral rates, or effective plan design — for some, it can be a frustrating time.

Planning Opportunities Within the New Tax Bill

It appears the new tax bill, named the Tax Cuts and Job Act, may be signed into law before year-end.  Assuming this is the case, there are some planning opportunities to take advantage of both this year and beyond.