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Top Issues (And Their Solutions) 401k Plan Sponsors Have With Recordkeepers

    Top Issues (And Their Solutions) 401k Plan Sponsors Have With Recordkeepers

Nobody’s perfect. It’s unfair to expect recordkeepers to be. Everyone makes mistakes—even recordkeepers. The problem is what happens when a mistake occurs.

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Top Issues (And Their Solutions) 401k Plan Sponsors Have With Payroll Processors

    Top Issues (And Their Solutions) 401k Plan Sponsors Have With Payroll Processors

How do you solve, for example, the problem of integration between the payroll software and the 401k recordkeeper’s website?

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Exclusive Interview: Harold Evensky: Reg BI ‘Makes Absolutely No Sense’

    Exclusive Interview: Harold Evensky: Reg BI ‘Makes Absolutely No Sense’

“I was [once] a major skeptic of the use of annuities, I have subsequently changed my mind regarding the efficacy of low-cost fixed and variable annuities in both personal and retirement accounts.”

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5 Uncommon 401k Plan Sponsor Mistakes That Shouldn’t Ever Happen

    5 Uncommon 401k Plan Sponsor Mistakes That Shouldn’t Ever Happen

A few years ago, this might have been classified as a common “mistake.” Again, “mistake” is in quotes because this is less an issue for certain plans (usually small firms or particular industries) than others.

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7 Common 401k Mistakes It’s Hard To Convince Plan Sponsors Are Really Mistakes

    7 Common 401k Mistakes It’s Hard To Convince Plan Sponsors Are Really Mistakes

Common mistakes. Non-believing 401k plan sponsors. How many of these have you seen? What have you done to address the dilemma of what to do when the client isn’t always right?

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Common 401k Plan Sponsor Mistakes That Are Easy To Fix

    Common 401k Plan Sponsor Mistakes That Are Easy To Fix

But this rookie mistake doesn’t bypass veteran plan sponsors. If they’ve grown too complacent with their plan, they may wake up one day to find out they’ve got a dinosaur on their hands.

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How Can 401k Plan Sponsors Help Retired Employees Fight Inflation – And Should They?

    How Can 401k Plan Sponsors Help Retired Employees Fight Inflation – And Should They?

Retirees should think for themselves and what alternatives they have regarding their retirement assets. These aren’t the same as they were when they were working.

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How 401k Plan Sponsors Can Best Help Employees Think About And Define What A ‘Comfortable’ Retirement Means

    How 401k Plan Sponsors Can Best Help Employees Think About And Define What A ‘Comfortable’ Retirement Means

As with many things, hands-on instruction is generally the best way to achieve this, especially if you make it into an engaging workshop that’s all about the employee and the employee’s dreams, not about the plan.

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Why Are 401k PEPs Growing At A Slower Than Expected Rate?

    Why Are 401k PEPs Growing At A Slower Than Expected Rate?

There’s a fear that those rushing to promote their own PEPs are merely trying to return to the bundle service provider environment the industry evolved away from more than a decade ago. This makes due diligence all the more important.

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Why Aren’t 401k Plan Participants Getting What They Ask For?

    Why Aren’t 401k Plan Participants Getting What They Ask For?

More sophisticated plan participants who can afford to hire their own adviser. They don’t ask more from the plan. They ask for less, in hopes of gaining more control over their own destiny. For a variety of reasons, this isn’t as easy as some participants would like it to be.

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