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ERISA 06.07.2019

House Passes New 401(k) Bill

The United States House of Representatives has passed a bill resulting in the most significant changes in years to 401(k) plans. With the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement, or Secure, Act, it is…
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House Passes New 401(k) Bill
ERISA 06.06.2019

Invest in Your Retirement Plan to Gain Financial Success

Even with the United States economy booming and consistently expanding, more than two thirds of earners would be unable to cover an unexpected $1,000 expense. According to Barron’s, Americans simply seem to be having a…
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Invest in Your Retirement Plan to Gain Financial Success
ERISA 05.30.2019

Not Knowing Plan Documents Leads to Fiduciary Liability

One of the leading causes of fiduciary liability and fiduciary breach is retirement plan fiduciaries not being well versed in plan documents, terms, and conditions. Not following the written terms of a plan document may…
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Not Knowing Plan Documents Leads to Fiduciary Liability
ERISA 05.30.2019

Plan Fiduciary Breach Complaints Rise as Markets Fall

The biggest thing that plan fiduciaries can do to prevent claims of fiduciary breach is to implement and follow prudent fiduciary policies, procedures, and practices. This would theoretically cover issues involving costs, conflicts, and due…
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Plan Fiduciary Breach Complaints Rise as Markets Fall
Cyber 05.30.2019

How Plan Sponsors can Protect Against Data Breach

You hear about data breaches at giant companies like Equifax and Sony, but did you know that individuals, such as plan sponsors, are extremely vulnerable to cyber attack? What can you as a plan sponsor…
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How Plan Sponsors can Protect Against Data Breach
Cyber 05.30.2019

More Technology Means More Plan Sponsor Cyber Risk

Aon plc’s newly released 2019 Cyber Security Risk Report has identified the biggest threats facing plan sponsors in the technological space and has found that as plan sponsors utilize new technology to speed up information…
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More Technology Means More Plan Sponsor Cyber Risk
Cyber 05.30.2019

Measures Plan Sponsors Can Take to Curb Cyber Attacks

The world of cyber security in employee benefits plans has grown tremendously over the last 20 years. It has evolved from account numbers and firm IDs to more elaborate and useful solutions. So what can…
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Measures Plan Sponsors Can Take to Curb Cyber Attacks
Cyber 05.30.2019

Fiduciary and Cyber Liability Insurance Help You Plan For Tomorrow

It’s taken catastrophes to make people realize that insurance is not just a form of gambling; it helps people and businesses endure. Fiduciary liability insurance and cyber liability insurance may seem like gambling on a…
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Fiduciary and Cyber Liability Insurance Help You Plan For Tomorrow
Cyber 05.30.2019

Small Plan Sponsors More Vulnerable to Data Breach Than Big Companies

You’ve probably heard a lot about data breaches at Equifax and Sony, but did you know that small businesses, including individual plan sponsors, are more vulnerable to cyber attack and data breach than those large…
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Small Plan Sponsors More Vulnerable to Data Breach Than Big Companies