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ERISA 06.27.2022

Endless Responsibility Lists?

That’s what retirement industry experts say plan sponsors are confronting amid rising expectations for keeping retirement accounts safe. As Michael Bonfante, Business Development Manager at Colonial explains in FiduciaryNews:   “Since the DOL’s release of…
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Endless Responsibility Lists?
ERISA 06.27.2022

Plan Sponsor Worry List

Plan Sponsor Worry List Retirement plan sponsors across the country find themselves with ever more to do—and worry about—especially in small businesses. Striving to provide employees with better benefits, keep up with regulations, address cybersecurity…
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Plan Sponsor Worry List
ERISA 06.21.2022

ERISA 104b Requests?

  Retirement plan participants have the right to request plan documents and information. When they make a request, it’s important to respond in a timely manner—and to keep a record of doing so. Pay attention…
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ERISA 104b Requests?
ERISA 06.21.2022

Public Leaders Agree: Securing Retirement

  The Senate’s Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee (HELP) has advanced the RISE and SHINE Act aimed at improving retirement security. It is anticipated that the Senate Finance Committee will now add to the…
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Public Leaders Agree: Securing Retirement
ERISA 06.16.2022

Are We There Yet?

  Despite the hard work of retirement plan sponsors across the country, only a relatively small percent of Americans have financial plans for retirement. Meanwhile, only a tiny percentage of those who have retired describe…
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Are We There Yet?
Cyber for Plan Sponsors 05.24.2022

401k Auto Portability Benefits Everyone

  Making it easier for employees to bring their retirement savings along when they shift jobs obviously benefits them. Because it reduces the fiduciary risks associated with missing participants and auto cash-outs, facilitating portability also…
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401k Auto Portability Benefits Everyone
ERISA 05.24.2022

Head’s Up: Amended ERISA Legislation?

  As part of its intense focus on retirement security, Congress is considering new two-pronged legislation. If it passes, retirement industry experts anticipate that plan sponsors might face more trips to court stemming from fiduciary…
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Head’s Up: Amended ERISA Legislation?
Cyber for Plan Sponsors 05.16.2022

Retirement Plans: Notice Failure?

  Among the many requirements for 401(k) plans are the timely dissemination of a variety of standard notices to participants. ERISA experts remind us that adhering to notice requirements is critical: failure leaves participants without…
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Retirement Plans: Notice Failure?
Cyber for Plan Sponsors 05.16.2022

A Rising Priority: Benefits!

Together, small businesses are the largest employer in the country—and they are increasingly prioritizing worker well being. For example, according to new research, one in four are responding to the disruption of the pandemic by…
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A Rising Priority: Benefits!