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Plan Sponsors Should Watch Before They Cut Retirement Benefits

As I have stated so many times before, I am loath to hire employees because I was an employee once t...

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If it looks bad, avoid it

I always say that sometimes, appearances mean everything. If something doesn’t look right, peo...

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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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Communicating with Millennials on 401(k) Plans

Schwab conducted a survey where 61 percent of millennial women and 44 percent of millennial men feel...

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The problem with late deferrals

While working as an ERISA attorney with a national practice (cough, cough), it’s clear to me t...

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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...

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The Luck of the Draw

As an ERISA attorney for 18 years, I have seen a lot of strange things that plan sponsor have done t...

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Some people can’t deal with complaints, but….

The one thing I always say about third party administrators (TPAs) is that they get none of the cred...

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Dear Plan Sponsors, it’s about Reasonableness

Thanks to fee disclosure regulation and litigation against plan sponsors, plan sponsors are focusing...

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Why Trump Won’t Roll Back New Fiduciary Regs

There have been significant differences of opinion on whether President-elect Trump will roll back t...