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Robert C. Lawton, AIF, CRPS, President, Lawton Retirement Plan Consultants, LLC

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All posts by Robert C. Lawton, AIF, CRPS, President, Lawton Retirement Plan Consultants, LLC
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401k Loans: The Worst Possible Investment

Taking a 401k loan is such a bad investment choice that it should not be allowed in any 401k plan ot...

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Are 401k Plan Loans Double Taxed?

Are 401k plan loans double taxed? As outlined in the example below, it appears that the principal am...

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The 10 Biggest 401k Plan Misperceptions

Your 401k plan participants really believe some of the things outlined below!   Having worked a...

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Should 401k Plans Offer Only Index Funds?

A number of retirement plan experts believe that 401k plan participants should only be allowed to in...

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What Your 401k Investment Committee Should Discuss

If you are like most 401k plan sponsors, you worry about whether your 401k plan investment committee...

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How To Avoid A DoL 401k Audit

There are many reasons for plan sponsors to do everything possible to avoid a Department of Labor (D...

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What’s The Right 401k Contribution Rate?

The most frequent question I receive from 401k participants is, “How much should I contribute?” ...

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Six New Year’s Resolutions 401k Plan Sponsors Should Make

I hope that 2016 was a great year for you and that 2017 will be even better! A few changes can make ...

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401k Plan/Financial Wellness Education Best Practices

Have you started planning your 2017 401k employee education sessions? Generally, most plan sponsors ...

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Top 10 401k Trends For 2017

Competition for qualified employees is becoming intense. As a result, firms that you compete with fo...