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There has to be a better way than 10/15

I hate to do things last minute. I passed three different state bar exams and I never studied the day before.  So when it comes to being an ERISA attorney and/or ERISA §3(16) plan administrator for a few handfuls of … Continue reading

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Fidelity sued again over their 401(k) plan

I have always been concerned about the use of proprietary funds, especially belong to mutual fund companies and their use in their own 401(k) plans because they’re ripe to be a target for a class action lawsuit. Fidelity should know … Continue reading

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Plan Sponsors Need To Know The “Hat” They Wear As Retirement Plan Fiduciaries

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

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The Problem of the inefficient plan design

When you start fixing up the house (for me, a never-ending battle) and replacing appliances or items like the front door or the roof (I think I’ve replaced 4 front doors in 13 years), you realize that the replacements are … Continue reading

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That Sal The Stockbroker Event

The idea of That 401(k) Conference is based on creating memorable events and it probably can trace itself to the time I brought Sal The Stockbroker for a comedy show as Vice President of my old synagogue. My old synagogue … Continue reading

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Is University 403(b) plans the Dien Ben Phu of ERISA litigation?

Casino is an underrated movie and it had a great line on the poster that said: “no one stays on top forever.” It’s a great tagline and I find it to be true. Just look at the New York Yankees … Continue reading

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VCP Program to go paperless

I hate paper, I really do especially when I can do thing paperless by going online. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will begin accepting applications and payments under its Voluntary Correction Program (VCP) online through the www.pay.gov website beginning on … Continue reading

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Advisors Advantage

My newsletter for retirement plan providers can be found here.

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As A Plan Provider It Won’t Matter If You Can’t Fix This

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

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The De-Conversion Process is an eye opener

More than 20 years ago, I was the Executive Editor of my law school’s news magazine. In one of my final issues, a friend of mine wrote an article that was serious, but really funny at times. His bone of … Continue reading

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