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Don’t Cheat Employees On Their Retirement Plans

As I’ve stated before, I wouldn’t hire employees because I was an employee once too. That pretty much means that I never met an employee who thought they were overpaid. For that matter, I never met an employer who thought that they pay their employees too ...

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Be Careful Who You Hit On The Way Up

I worked at a number of places in the 11 years before I started my own law firm practice and I will vouch that I didn’t try to hurt or attack any of my co-workers. People maybe upset with some of the stances I took in one fashion or another, but I never trie...

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Tell them like it is is Tell them like it is

One of the big parts of my practice is assisting third-party administrators (TPAs) who can’t or do...

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When an organization stalls

When an airplane stalls, it’s no longer able to produce lift. When this occurs, there’s ...

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TPAs need clear contracts

As an ERISA attorney, my retainer agreements are pretty straight and clear. Governed by the laws tha...

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The problem of too much paper

First, there was the call for an Investment Policy Statement (IPS). Then advisors were touting the n...

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Never give up

If you start a retirement plan provider practice, it can be frustrating. Like I always say about thi...

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Clients need to get over a fear over ERISA attorneys

People hate dentists. I get it, having gone years at times without getting a checkup. Since I take c...

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Compromise means you have to give in too

I am in the midst of a serious dispute with a third-party administrator (TPA), let us just say it’...

Watch over the use of photos with your website

This is a heads up for retirement plan providers and it has nothing to do with retirement plans. &nb...