managed-accounts

Should You Include a Managed Account Option in Your 401(k)?

March 22, 2018 by Evan Ross

There’s a lot of talk about managed accounts these days. But what exactly is a managed account? A managed account is a 401(k) option whereby […]

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retirement-plan-types

Retirement Plan Types: 401(k) vs SEP IRA, SIMPLE IRA, and Solo 401(k)

March 22, 2018 by Evan Ross

So you’re thinking about investing in a retirement plan for your small business? Great idea! You’ll have the opportunity to grow your retirement nest egg […]

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401(k) risk

401(k) Risk: Are You Taking On Too Much?

March 14, 2018 by Evan Ross

If you’ve ever wondered about the 401(k) risk for your plan, then you are familiar with the notorious Form 5500. That’s the document designed to […]

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IRS Determination Letter

What Is An IRS Determination Letter?

March 13, 2018 by Evan Ross

If you have a customized 401(k) plan, you may have been a regular pen pal with the IRS. The documents of a qualified retirement plan, […]

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401a-plans

What Is A 401(a) Plan?

March 5, 2018 by Alex Goldberg

Among the alphabet soup that describes the defined contribution world, 401(a) plans are among the lesser known. The 401(a) primarily covers government employees, including those […]

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457(b) vs. 401(k): What are the key differences?

March 2, 2018 by Alex Goldberg

If you have narrowed your answer down to a) a passenger jet or b) a type of retirement plan, congratulations! A 457(b) is a retirement […]

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401(k) Hardship Withdrawal: What’s Your Plan’s Policy?

February 20, 2018 by Alex Goldberg

Plans sponsors have a lot of options when designing the company’s 401(k) plan. Among the choices an employer can make is whether or not to […]

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How to Maximize 401(k) Contributions for Key Employees

February 16, 2018 by Alex Goldberg

So your business is humming along and you’d like to maximize retirement benefits and 401(k) savings for your top performers. And, if your company can […]

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How to Think About Your 401(k) Vesting Schedule

February 15, 2018 by Alex Goldberg

When it comes to running the company 401(k), there are a lot of trade-offs to consider. For example, you want to offer employees ample investment […]

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401(k) Loan Policy Best Practices

February 11, 2018 by Alex Goldberg

To start, here’s a bit of general background on 401(k) loans policy: Despite the fact that adopting a liberal 401(k) loan policy can add administrative […]

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