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This Is How Small 401k Plan Sponsors Can Best Address Their Unique Needs

    This Is How Small 401k Plan Sponsors Can Best Address Their Unique Needs

The biggest issue when it comes to access is cost. It’s not just the plan sponsor’s sensitivity to higher costs. It’s the service provider’s ability to keep those costs low.

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Market Rotation Presents Opportunity For Urgent Retirement Saver Education

    Market Rotation Presents Opportunity For Urgent Retirement Saver Education

This is an all too common problem,… It’s important right now for 401k plan sponsors to urge their service providers to educate employees about it.

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401k Plan Sponsors and Fiduciaries Should Use This Innovative Approach to Employee Education

    401k Plan Sponsors and Fiduciaries Should Use This Innovative Approach to Employee Education

If you are responsible for 401k participant education or in any form of employee-based financial literacy program, you may want to adopt methods used by others who teach adults.

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What Can Plan Sponsors Do To Bring Employees Up To The Optimal Deferral Target?

    What Can Plan Sponsors Do To Bring Employees Up To The Optimal Deferral Target?

Aside from pep talks and infusing it into their corporate culture, don’t forget that much of what is needed can be built right into the plan.

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5 401k Participant Savings Strategies That Are More Effective Than Projected Income Disclosure

    5 401k Participant Savings Strategies That Are More Effective Than Projected Income Disclosure

All these strategies can be employed today and have proven themselves effective. It’s unclear that disclosing projected retirement income will provide the kind of incentive that will work.

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Reframe 401k Participant Education To Stop Stressing Risk And Start Emphasizing Goals

    Reframe 401k Participant Education To Stop Stressing Risk And Start Emphasizing Goals

It’s fun to talk about “risk” and “return” because these are measurables and people are comfortable with the tangible world. But none of that touches upon what really matters. Worse, it can distract you from achieving what you want most.

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So You Want to Be a Pooled Plan Provider? The DOL Just Issued the Rule Telling You How to Do It. This is What You’ll Learn at the 2020 401k MEP/PEP Conference

    So You Want to Be a Pooled Plan Provider? The DOL Just Issued the Rule Telling You How to Do It.  This is What You’ll Learn at the 2020 401k MEP/PEP Conference

Reports say the DOL expects 3,200 registered PPPs when PEPs become effective next January. Do you expect to be one of them, or will you be working for someone else?

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3 Plan Design Updates 401k Plan Sponsors Should Make To Older 401k Plan Documents To Better Account For Today’s Circumstances

    3 Plan Design Updates 401k Plan Sponsors Should Make To Older 401k Plan Documents To Better Account For Today’s Circumstances

It’s not as if this “surprisingly secret” formula has run its course. The equation is so timeless, so simple, that it continues to work for those who have the disciple to follow its rules. Still, can today’s workers see this work for them?

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How Best to Prepare Yourself to Go from Zero to MEP/PEP in Four Months

    How Best to Prepare Yourself to Go from Zero to MEP/PEP in Four Months

Nonetheless, there is a way to short-circuit this time-frame. You can do it, but you’ve got to really want to do it.

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What’s the Most Effective Way 401k Plan Sponsors Can Motivate Their Employees to Repay Their CARES Act Early Withdrawals?

    What’s the Most Effective Way 401k Plan Sponsors Can Motivate Their Employees to Repay Their CARES Act Early Withdrawals?

Perhaps the first option to focus on is that one that involves “paying back” or “not paying back.” The rules, while straightforward to financial professionals, may be less apparent to retirement savers.

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