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Should A 401k Plan Sponsor Take On The Additional Fiduciary Liability Associated With Retirees?

    Should A 401k Plan Sponsor Take On The Additional Fiduciary Liability Associated With Retirees?

The decision to retain and service company retirees appears (at first blush at least) to be a no-brainer. But that includes a very important assumption.

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3 Key Concerns 401k Plan Sponsors Want To Address Continually

    3 Key Concerns 401k Plan Sponsors Want To Address Continually

Fad topics come and go be a certain set of 401k concerns remain the same. What are they and why do they motivate plan sponsors?

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Did ‘Financial Wellness’ Really Ever Have The Buzz In The First Place?

    Did ‘Financial Wellness’ Really Ever Have The Buzz In The First Place?

Perhaps it’s time to cut the cord of “financial wellness” and take your tonic of financial reality. Accept the schoolmarm for the discipline she brings, because that remains the most honest way to the riches of a satisfying retirement.

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The Top 5 Tactics 401k Plan Sponsors Are Failing To Take Full Advantage Of Right Now

    The Top 5 Tactics 401k Plan Sponsors Are Failing To Take Full Advantage Of Right Now

Plan sponsors can benefit from motivated employees, and the 401k plan is a tool to achieve this motivation. What precisely can plan sponsors offer in addition to the usual company match to make their 401k plan more enticing, more attractive, more motivating?

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5 Factors to Retirement Independence 401k Plan Participants Overlook

    5 Factors to Retirement Independence 401k Plan Participants Overlook

Perhaps 401k plan sponsors should also focus plan participants’ attention on these 5 overlooked factors the can thwart their ability to attain the freedom of financial independence.

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What’s Better Than a 401k for Solopreneurs?

    What’s Better Than a 401k for Solopreneurs?

Just because you don’t have a fiduciary duty to other employees doesn’t mean you shouldn’t continue to think like a fiduciary.

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Plan Loans Address and Avoid Hardships – Today and Tomorrow!

    Plan Loans Address and Avoid Hardships – Today and Tomorrow!

What’s the Goal? Last I heard it was preparation for retirement via tax preferred savings … but, looking around at what is typical industry practice, perhaps I have it all wrong.

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How Can 401k Plan Sponsors Best Prepare Employees For Post-Retirement Complexity?

    How Can 401k Plan Sponsors Best Prepare Employees For Post-Retirement Complexity?

This isn’t to say younger employees should be left out of this type of education altogether. They shouldn’t. It’s important the message is drip, drip, dripped from the beginning of the onboarding sequence.

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Gamification Tips for 401k Education

    Gamification Tips for 401k Education

Before you scorn the use of badges, remember, the company match is the ultimate badge. If you meet a minimum savings goal, the company awards you a “badge” of a matching contribution.

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401k Education: Teaching Parents to Teach Their Children

    401k Education: Teaching Parents to Teach Their Children

Learning to budget isn’t a single lesson. It’s a series of lessons that get more advanced as the student progresses.

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