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Find those “missing” plan participants

Missing plan participants are usually only an issue when a retirement plan decides to terminate and wants to avoid dragging out the process and having to file another Form 5500.   Now there maybe further reasons for plan sponsors to clear out their plans...

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Plan Providers and Plan Sponsors Can Still Lose By Winning

The news comes trickling in for 401(k) plan providers and plan sponsors beating back class action lawsuits.   Many plan providers win their case as defendants because the plan participants fail to convince a judge that the provider serves in a fiduciary c...

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No joke: Gucci sued for “expensive” 401(k) plan

When I think of Gucci, I think of a high priced brand. Coincidentally or not, they are being accused...

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Relief for Hurricane Victims

Thanks to the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, the Internal Revenue Service (I...

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The Trump threat to 401(k) and the reality of it

When Donald Trump was elected President last November, there were quite a few people who promised gl...

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Edison must pay in long running Tibble lawsuit

A federal court ruled that Edison International must pay more than $7.5 million to compensate plan p...

Looks like someone was playing kick the can.

DOL Kicks The Fiduciary Rule Further Down The Road

The Fiduciary Rule is like a bad soap opera where the action takes too long to happen and it’s jus...

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401(k) Plan Sponsor Steals Assets To Support Country Club Life

One of my favorite lines from Seinfeld is when George Costanza gets a job where Elaine works at Pend...

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Plan Design Consultants try to Kickstart 401(k) plans for employers

My friends at Plan Design Consultants have created a new program called KIC(k)START, which is an app...

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The Retirement Advantage buys a TPA as he business further consolidates

As discussed with purchases by Ascensus, there is further consolidation in the third party administr...