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ERISA 05.24.2021

Retirement Plan Fees?

As a retirement plan sponsor, you have a fiduciary responsibility to make sure that the plan fees are reasonable. In addition to the fact that it is in the best interest of everyone to avoid…
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Retirement Plan Fees?
ERISA 05.19.2021

Retirement Plans and Cybersecurity: Ongoing Threats

Among the many dangers of big, headline making cyber attacks is distraction. At the moment, for example, while we are all busy wondering about the availability of gas, what ransomware can do, and so on,…
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Retirement Plans and Cybersecurity: Ongoing Threats
ERISA 05.19.2021

New Opps for Cyber Criminals

Opening up the office? Woohoo! Congrats! An actual coffee break with colleagues has never been sweeter, right? Whose birthday needs a cake? Just remember, re-opening creates new opportunities for cyber criminals too. They’re ready—are you?…
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New Opps for Cyber Criminals
ERISA 05.11.2021

Even Allegations Are Costly

As a record number of new ERISA class actions were filed in the past year, smaller retirement plans are increasingly impacted. Since even the allegation of an ERISA breach can be very costly, small businesses…
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Even Allegations Are Costly
ERISA 05.11.2021

Heading Into Act Two

  Government plans dubbed “Secure 2.0” are underway, strengthening 2020’s Secure Act to advance more retirement saving efforts. Recognizing that the COVID-19 crisis has underscored the critical importance of saving, policy makers are eager to…
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Heading Into Act Two
ERISA 05.03.2021

Expanding: ERISA Fiduciary Responsibilities

Information about how ERISA litigation is playing out in courtrooms across the country helps retirement plan fiduciaries understand their increasing responsibilities. With the Department of Labor’s recent call to action on cybersecurity, fiduciaries from plans…
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Expanding: ERISA Fiduciary Responsibilities
ERISA 05.03.2021

Can’t Afford to Save?

  New data points to the importance of plan sponsors continuously communicating with employees about how even modest savings add up on the path to retirement. Here are tips on boosting confidence in retirement saving….
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Can’t Afford to Save?
Cyber 04.26.2021

High Expectations: Cybersecurity Updates

Under ERISA, Business owners who sponsor 401(k) plans have important fiduciary responsibilities related to the prudent selection and monitoring of service providers. EBSA has now issued guidance to ensure plan sponsors choose service providers who…
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High Expectations: Cybersecurity Updates
ERISA 04.26.2021

Targeting Smaller Plans: ERISA Class Actions

It’s no secret that ERISA Class Actions have been on the rise, putting fiduciaries in the hot seat, especially related to decisions about plan fees. Though large plans were initially the prime targets, claims are…
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Targeting Smaller Plans: ERISA Class Actions