Monthly Archives: February 2018

The Word On The Street On What 401(k) Plan Sponsors May Need

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

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Never leave a bad taste in the mouth of the one who brings you business

I was working with an advisor recently, who had issues with one of those third party administrators (TPAs) I warn people about. Yeah, you know the folks who do payroll as are TPAs on the side. The problem here was … Continue reading

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Get that late 5500 Filed

I used to have this recurring dream that I was back in college and it was my last semester. The dream was that there was this one class that I didn’t attend all semester and the finals were around the … Continue reading

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Hardship Provisions Will Change

As part of the budget agreement signed By President trump on February 9, some additional provisions have been added including changes to the hardship provisions for retirement plans. The legislation requires the Internal Revenue Service to change its guidance and … Continue reading

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New Book Released

My latest book, The Great 401(k) Book Sequel Ever is available on Amazon.com. The Kindle version can be found here : https://www.amazon.com/Greatest-401-Book-Sequel-Ever-ebook/dp/B079P51641/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1518222173&sr=8-2&keywords=ary+rosenbaum The paperback copy can be found here: https://www.amazon.com/Greatest-401-Book-Sequel-Ever/dp/1980234868/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1518222173&sr=8-3&keywords=ary+rosenbaum Not many books can combine discussions about 401(k) plans, movie … Continue reading

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You only get one chance on the trust issue

Trust is a very important thing to me. If I can’t trust people, I really don’t need them. The reason I can’t trust people is that they have given me reason enough not to trust them. As a retirement plan … Continue reading

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The one list of TPAs that plan sponsors should ignore

What’s the best hamburger out there? There is a burger fad out there with so many expanding chain and franchised restaurants, so there are many choices out there. I’m sure there are thousands of places better than McDonald’s, but there … Continue reading

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Never Hire Your Friends Or Family As Your Retirement Plan’s Financial Advisor

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

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Plan sponsors need to Google Their TPA’s Principals

I believe in the idea of redemption, that people who make mistakes can atone for them. Maybe that explains why Return of the Jedi is my favorite Star Wars films because Darth Vader was redeemed and brought balance to the … Continue reading

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More news bout Vantage Benefits

Since the FBI closed down Vantage Benefits on November 1, we haven’t heard much. Here is an update: MBA Engineering, Inc filed sued against Vantage Benefits, Jeff Richie and his wife, Wendy Richie, for the $2,269,653.43 that is missing from … Continue reading

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