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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 Ben Franklin Might Say About the Long Term after the SECURE Act

    What Ben Franklin Might Say About the Long Term after the SECURE Act

Today, directly or indirectly (“back door”), every wage earner can contribute to a Roth IRA. So, to benefit your (great)(grand)child through “long term investing”, you might consider funding a Roth IRA and/or Roth 401k.

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The True Legacy of Ben Franklin’s Last Will and Testament

    The True Legacy of Ben Franklin’s Last Will and Testament

Why did Philadelphia’s fund grow slower than Boston? Davis says, “If they had been invested for the same time at the same rate, there would be no difference, so it would appear that Philly got lower returns on funds invested than Boston.”

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What Ben Franklin Might Tell a 401k Fiduciary to Say at an Enrollment Meeting

    What Ben Franklin Might Tell a 401k Fiduciary to Say at an Enrollment Meeting

Franklin was not merely an advocate of entrepreneurism, he was also one heck of a financier. His will actually calculated the precise growth he expected from the trusts and further instructed the trustees in terms of allocating those assets at the end of the first hundred years and again at the end of a second hundred years upon which the trust would be terminated.

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