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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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Exclusive Interview: Terrance Power On Challenges And Surprises Of 401k PEPs In 2021

    Exclusive Interview: Terrance Power On Challenges And Surprises Of 401k PEPs In 2021

Beyond the usual gestation period, here are some specific “trigger points” which plan sponsors have reacted to that have accelerated their decision to move into a PEP?

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The Biggest 401k Fiduciary Fireworks, Fizzles, And Flops In 2021

    The Biggest 401k Fiduciary Fireworks, Fizzles, And Flops In 2021

Flops may not be forever. They may just be good ideas before their time. If you’re going to belittle them, you best hurry, because, if you wait too long, you may just discover they aren’t flops anymore. As a result, let’s not waste any time before the shelf-life of these flops expire.

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Do 401k Plan Sponsor Have Fiduciary Responsibilities For Employees In Retirement?

    Do 401k Plan Sponsor Have Fiduciary Responsibilities For Employees In Retirement?

If you think the web of fiduciary duties is complex in a 401k plan that focuses on getting employees to save for retirement, imagine how much more intricate it becomes if the plan also has to cater to retired employees.

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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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3 Reasons Companies Should Ditch Their Stand-Alone 401k And Join A 401k PEP

    3 Reasons Companies Should Ditch Their Stand-Alone 401k And Join A 401k PEP

In the end, though, you must remember the PEP is brand new. Not all offerings will offer the same advantages. Some may be designed specifically to forego one advantage to emphasize another.

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Do 401k MEP/PEPs Really Reduce Fiduciary Liability for Member Companies?

    Do 401k MEP/PEPs Really Reduce Fiduciary Liability for Member Companies?

Here things get a little familiar for companies with pre-existing stand-alone 401k plans (but may need to be discovered by those without plans).

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Questions 401k Plan Sponsors Are Too Busy To Ask

    Questions 401k Plan Sponsors Are Too Busy To Ask

Here’s something you don’t always see, but maybe you should.

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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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Exclusive Interview: Phyllis Borzi on the SECURE Act, Target Date Funds, and “Discredited Disclosure”

    Exclusive Interview: Phyllis Borzi on the SECURE Act, Target Date Funds, and “Discredited Disclosure”

“That is one of the key weaknesses of the SEC’s Reg BI. It allows brokers to claim they are working in an investor’s best interest without being held to a legal duty of loyalty”

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