Category Archives: Retirement Plans

The Rosenbaum Law Firm Review

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Be Careful Who You Pick As Your 401(k)’s TPA

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The problem of misplaced loyalty

When I first started in the retirement plan business in 1998, I worked for a law firm that served as the counsel for third party administration (TPA) firm in Syosset, NY. There was an office worker there named Orville. I … Continue reading

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On The Form 5500, sometimes the answer lands you in trouble

When you’re filing that Form 5500, just notice that certain answers may likely lead you to an Internal Revenue Service or Department of Labor audit. If you have a plan that is covered under ERISA, saying you don’t have a … Continue reading

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Less is almost always more

I’ve told the story many times, but I used to work for a well known ERISA attorney at a union sized law firm for about 10 months. The woman was absolutely brilliant, but I had to leave there after 10 … Continue reading

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Don’t let your best employees leave over money

The principal of my synagogue’s Hebrew School announced he was quitting after 16 years to take a position elsewhere. It’s devastating to me since we left our old synagogue with an inept principal for this new one with a principal … Continue reading

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Choice in 401(k) Plans isn’t exactly a great thing

In life, giving people a wide variety of choices is a good thing. However, when it comes to daily valued 401(k) plans, too many choices isn’t a good thing. It sounds counter-intuitive, but too many choices offered to plan participants … Continue reading

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The Mission Impossible Of Being A 401(k) Plan Sponsor

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Surely, A Plan Sponsor Needs An ERISA Attorney

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You can’t be everybody for everything

I have written many articles on the fiduciary warranty and how that is a deceptive practice in my mind because plan sponsors assume that this warranty protects them a lot more than in the very limited circumstances that it actually … Continue reading

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