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enrolmeetings

Enrollment meetings can be fun

I have been to many funerals and many 401(k) enrollment meetings and I have to say that most funeral...

referral

Referrals are about helping, not making you $$$$

The retirement plan industry is very close knit. Everyone knows who does great work and the few that...

silvercar

401(k) Operating Model

The following is a summary of important facts and observations we have accumulated from our research...

hound

Sometimes Plan Sponsors just want to throw you off their “scent”

When you meet retirement plan sponsors just at different networking events and they find out that yo...

keyboard

Show Plan Sponsors it doesn’t have to be that way

Have you ever been a customer of a service and then you switch to another provider and you’re asto...

crock

Read the plan document

Being an ERISA attorney for a couple of third party administration (TPA) firms when I first started ...

fear

Why you have nothing to fear about government being in the retirement plan business

As a retirement plan provider, competition is a big thing and the last thing you want is a competito...

dime

Sorry Fred, it’s about drawing a dime

At my old law firm (yes, that semi-prestigious law firm in Long Island), we had a law firm administr...

educationchart

Education is an important part of the fiduciary process

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

secure

As a plan provider, make sure there are security processes in place

As a retirement plan provider, you have something to do with the retirement plan assets and may have...