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401(k) Plan Sponsors Need To Read This Article!

My latest article for JDSupra.com can be found here.

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You see how large 401(k) providers can treat their employees

I love Clint Eastwood movies and one favorite is “In The Line of Fire’.  John Malkovich is playing a wannabe Presidential assassin named Leary and Clint is playing  Frank Horrigan, the Secret Service agent who is trying to catch him. … Continue reading

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The Plan Sponsor may not see how great you are

Aside from my children and my wife, my favorite person of all-time was my grandmother Rose. She was the most selfless person I ever met, who was full of life, and love for family. When my grandmother decided she would … Continue reading

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That 401(k) Conference debuts at Citi Field

The crazy idea of starting another 401(k) Advisor Conference plus adding some unique elements made its debut on June 7th at Citi Field. That 401(k) Conference debuted with some great presentations by Kravitz, Millenium Trust Company, Alliance Pension Consultants, Oppenheimer … Continue reading

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How Plan Sponsors Can Have A Good 401(k) Plan After The Long Run

My latest article on JDSupra.com can be found here.

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Tell your TPA what you’ve got

As a plan sponsor, you really need to let your third party administrator (TPA) what you have in terms of retirement plans and interrelated businesses. Correct compliance testing is dependent on the TPA getting all the information you need.  I’ll … Continue reading

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Learn to say no

I always believe that regardless of whether it’s business or in regular day-to-day life, that you can’t be everything for everybody. Being honest with that is only half the battle. A lot of times, I met folks who are interested … Continue reading

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Don’t shrug your shoulders

One of my pet peeves out there is when you give a list of complaints to a business or an organization and they give the proverbial “shrug of the shoulders”. The “proverbial shrug” is basically the business or the organization … Continue reading

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My biggest pet peeve on networking

One of the great joys of my practice is networking with other plan providers. I enjoy meeting people and meeting advisors out there that I can help, most times at zero cost.  The retirement plan business is a relationship-driven business, … Continue reading

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The MEP isn’t the end all, be all

I have been hearing a lot from advisors and plan providers about multiple employer plans (MEPs) with the idea that open MEPs where a plan where the adopting employer have no commonality, but be treated as one plan for ERISA … Continue reading

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