Newsletters

The following are current and back issues of the Retirement LLC Benefit Insights newsletter. These are a non-technical review of qualified retirement plan legislative and administrative issues.

August 2018 - The Retirement Income Gap & Helpful Hints for Plan Sponsors

The Retirement Income Gap

Many American workers participate in company retirement plans, methodically contributing to their accounts over time to fund for life after work. Beyond benefiting from employer-funded plans, retirees commonly draw from additional savings tucked away in IRAs or after-tax savings accounts as well. Add Social Security payments to the mix and it should be a recipe for a secure retirement, right?  
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Helpful Hints for Plan Sponsors

Being a plan sponsor comes with a good bit of responsibility. You’ve taken the important step of hiring a third-party administration firm to help you navigate the myriad of processes that are required to keep your plan in compliance with applicable regulations. Below are a few helpful hints to keep your plan in compliance, avoid unnecessary corrections, and help to better serve your participants.   
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Topic Archive - Click Topic To View Document

Who is an employee & HSA compared to 401k plans

Navigating Distributions & New Tax Law Changes

Year-end checklist of tasks

Update on the New Fiduciary Rules

What makes a healthy and successful plan?  Plus, we take a closer look at participant loans.

Benefit Communications in an Electronic World

Dealing with Uncashed Distribution Checks and Missing Participants

Rules and Taxation of 401(k) Plan Distributions & 2017 Plan Limits

Plan Loan Rules

New Fiduciary Rule

Dealing with Forfeitures

A Fresh Look at Your Form 5500 Filing

Part-Time Employees in 401(k) Plans

Determining Retirement Plan Compensation

Plan Fiduciary Responcibilities

Automatic Enrollment

Deferral Timing Requirments

Year-End Compliance Testing Overview

Hardship Distributions

Ultimate Plan Sponsor Checklist

Peter S.

"You are the best TPA I have ever worked with"

Peter S.
Financial Advisor