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ERISA 12.04.2020

Yes, Employees Are Still Saving for Retirement!

Despite the upheavals of 2020, a third quarter analysis by Fidelity Investments indicates that employees continue striving to save via employer-sponsored plans. Retirement Saving Trends: Holding Steady Fidelity’s Building Financial Futures report on retirement saving…
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Yes, Employees Are Still Saving for Retirement!
ERISA 12.04.2020

Lawsuits Against Plan Sponsors: They Really Do Happen!

Lawsuits filed against retirement plan sponsors are on the rise—and tend to linger. Draw insights from them to help you protect yourself, your company, and your plan. A Lingering Case Against a Plan Sponsor Recently,…
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Lawsuits Against Plan Sponsors: They Really Do Happen!
ERISA 11.30.2020

Busy Times Ahead for Plan Sponsors

Plan sponsors can anticipate lots of action on new regulations to spur employee retirement savings in 2021. Across the country, there is unity around this priority. Widespread Agreement: Encourage Employee Saving Although not quite making…
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Busy Times Ahead for Plan Sponsors
Cyber 11.23.2020

The Cost of Cybercrime

$6 trillion dollars! That’s how much money experts estimate cybercrime will cost the global economy in 2021! Get prepared. Secure practical solutions and support now. A Ubiquitous Problem The more we all work, relate and…
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The Cost of Cybercrime
Cyber 11.20.2020

Legal Experts Implore Plan Sponsors: Protect The Data!

  Because retirement plans contain sensitive participant data, plan sponsors must step up efforts to protect it from cybersecurity threats. Legal experts urge more precautions. An Explosion of Data Breach Lawsuits As reported by PlanSponsor:…
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Legal Experts Implore Plan Sponsors: Protect The Data!
ERISA 11.18.2020

Optimism for 2021: Rev Up Retirement Savings

With small and mid size business owners expressing optimism about 2021, retirement plan sponsors can jumpstart savings efforts for the long term security of employees. Small Businesses Lighting the Path As reported on PR Newswire:…
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Optimism for 2021: Rev Up Retirement Savings
ERISA 11.12.2020

Strengthen Your Small Business: Add a 401(k)

Just thinking about starting a 401(k) plan can sound daunting to small business owners—especially during this economically challenging time. Actually, however the rewards could put the business ahead and plenty of experts can help you…
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Strengthen Your Small Business: Add a 401(k)
ERISA 11.12.2020

Final Rule on Financial Factors in Selecting Plan Investments

Plan sponsors: take note! The U.S. Department of Labor has established new regulatory guidelines related to your fiduciary duties when selecting investments for 401(k) and other defined-contribution plans. Select Investments Based On Financial Returns and…
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Final Rule on Financial Factors in Selecting Plan Investments
ERISA 11.09.2020

Data Breaches: What Is Your Plan?

  Recent data breaches in the healthcare industry are alarming. The fact that there is a shortage of qualified cybersecurity professionals is troubling. Plan sponsors: how are you protecting your plan? Get Focused Cybercrime is…
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Data Breaches: What Is Your Plan?