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The Bonus Headache

Bonuses are nice, I wouldn’t know because in the 11 years I was an employee, I got $300 for the ho...

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Focus that a 401(k) is a benefit

I think the one thing that 401(k) plan sponsors really forget is that the plan is an employee benefi...

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Make sure you can actually sponsor that plan

It’s an odd mistake, but this is the third time I’ve had to handle it in the last 10 years: repr...

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Just because it’s popular, doesn’t mean it’s good

McDonald’s is the most popular hamburger fast food place in the country, but is it better than In-...

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Roll them out

Having employees can get a bit messy. I know that from experience, having left a position or two tha...

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YOU’RE NEVER TOO OLD TO BE A THIEF!

On February 26, 2019, a seemingly frail 70-year old elderly man was wheeled into a Federal Courthous...

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Never lose sight that a 401(k) plan can recruit or retain employees

While plan providers tell 401(k) plan sponsors such as yourselves that you need to focus on fee and ...

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Roll them out

Having employees can get a bit messy. I know that from experience, having left a position or two tha...

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A plan sponsor shouldn’t pay more than they need to

When I was 13 and I had my Bar Mitzvah, I plunked down about $2,000 in 1985 money for a state of the...

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More issues with hardship distributions

Now that hardship rules are changing in 2019 with the elimination of the six-month deferral suspensi...