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Get rid of the bad decision makers

  I was a Vice President of a synagogue once and the biggest problem I had is that the people who had a greater say that I did were the same people who turned a synagogue from 750 member families to 300. They were ineffective and they didn’t understand ...

If it bleeds, it leads. If it’s thrown out, forget about it.

I serve as the attorney for a registered investment advisor out on Long Island and they forwarded me an email from a plan sponsor regarding a news article from last year of a potential class action lawsuit against a well-known provider. When I went on Google, ...

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The trouble with any new 401(k) product

When Honda unveiled the 1986 line of Acura cars, it was one of the first entrances of the Japanese A...

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If You’re A Plan Sponsor, A Scanner Can Be A Good Friend

Being a plan sponsor is a tough job and the amount of paperwork that goes with it can be overwhelmin...

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Focusing Too Much On Fees Isn’t Healthy Either

I remember as a kid that there was move to use margarine because of the cholesterol that was in butt...

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The easiest mistake most 401(k) plan sponsors make

The road to hell is paved with good intentions and that’s how I feel when it comes sometimes to wh...

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WHEN A BARGAIN JUST ISN’T A BARGAIN!

As a mother of two, I love to save money whenever and wherever I can.  My kids will be the first to...

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The real reason why bad funds are in 401(k) plans

Researchers once looked at some data to try to figure out why many poor 401(k) investment choices li...

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Even if you’re doing your job as a plan sponsor, you still can get sued

The fact is that sometimes, bad things happen to good people.  That can be said about retirement pl...

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The “Convenience” of a Payroll Company doing your plan administration strikes again

One of our clients is the co-owner of a building contractor that contracted with one of the large pa...