Category Archives: Retirement Plans

Advisors Advantage

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As A Plan Provider, How You Can Deal With Clients

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

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Stick to your price

The only bad thing about smartphones is when you have to shop for another one. So my wife and I went to the local Costco and the representative there who works for an unaffiliated cell phone service selling company approached … Continue reading

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The lesson of Sam Adams

When I first started drinking beer, I hated it. Then again, when it came to the quality of it, it wasn’t very good. Whether it was Coors Light or Bud or even the bitterness of Heineken, the beer I was … Continue reading

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Cash balance is worth the discussion

When talking to a prospective client that deals with professional services or have deep pockets, it’s always worth a consideration on whether a cash balance is a good idea. When coupled with a safe harbor 401(k) and new comparability, cash … Continue reading

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The Rosenbaum Law Firm Review

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401(k) Options That Must Be Obligatory For Plan Sponsors

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Fees still are a big concern

Callan’s annual Defined Contribution Trends survey listed fees as plan sponsors’ main concern when dealing with their retirement plan, ahead of education and communication. Four years ago, fees were only the 4th main concern. What does it all mean? It … Continue reading

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Duke University settles their 403(b) lawsuit

Over the last 35 years, Duke University has had a championship basketball team on the court. In another court, Duke didn’t do too well. Duke University just settled a lawsuit alleging that it mismanaged its 403(b) plan for employees for … Continue reading

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The end of the determination letter program and what it means

For the past 15 years, it’s been apparent that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) wanted to be out of the favorable determination letter business. Over time, the IRS was limiting when they would issue determination letters. When I first started … Continue reading

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