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Ary Rosenbaum, That 401(k) Guy

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Don’t discount offering participants at least an education

Advisors ask me all the time of the role of education in participant-directed 401(k) plans. Particip...

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Don’t pick a provider just because it’s popular/big

When picking a retirement plan provider whether it’s a third party administrator (TPA) or financia...

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Keep Those Beneficiary Information On File and Updated

As a plan sponsor, it should be obvious that you need to keep all beneficiary forms on file and make...

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Empathy goes a long way

When I started my law firm about 8 years ago, I had already had a marketing guru who was handling my...

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Matrix sued over Vantage Benefits

If you’ve learned anything from me, just realize that anyone can be sued for anything. All you nee...

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You see how large 401(k) providers can treat their employees

I love Clint Eastwood movies and one favorite is “In The Line of Fire’.  John Malkovich is play...

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It’s a changed and less profitable world for financial advisors

In the good old days of participant-directed 401(k) plans, a good chunk of financial advisors did ve...

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Ary’s Gems#2: Fletch

My favorite movie of all-time, but Fletch, the 1985 comedy classic starring Chevy Chase comes in sec...

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Pick up the phone

I always say one of the main reasons that a provider gets fired is when the plan sponsor feels that ...

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The New Fiduciary Rule is Dead, Jim

In a move that should shock no one, the Department of Labor (DOL) pretty much left the fiduciary rul...