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In this week's Top of Mind, Mike Webb shares how some retirement plan recordkeepers are using budgeting portals to help plan participants save more for retirement.Read more
In this week’s Top of Mind, Mike Webb discusses how utilizing cost saving apps can help make saving for retirement more affordable.Read more
Yes, I Know You Don’t Want to Conduct a Retirement Plan Recordkeeper RFP. But Here’s Why You Should.
In this week's Top of Mind, Mike Webb explains why plan sponsors can benefit from going through the RFP (request for proposal) process.Read more
In this week's Top of Mind, Mike Webb summarizes a reader's detailed response to a recent Top of Mind post on when saving for retirement might not make sense.Read more
On August 31st, the Friday before Labor Day; President Donald Trump signed an executive order; that if fully carried out, could provide for some significant changes to retirement plans.Read more
I hope all of you who work for or with retirement plan sponsors had a delightful summer! As for the fall, it is about to get interesting for most of you mainly due to the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, more commonly known as the Tax Reform bill.Read more
The Good News and Bad News Regarding the Recent IRS Ruling on Student Loan Repayment Assistance Programs
Those of you who follow me on Twitter, already know that I am a HUGE fan of student loan repayment assistance programs. Student loan debt is one the main reasons why millennials do not save for retirement at a time when saving for retirement is critical due to the time value of money.Read more
It makes a ton of objective sense in most cases to voluntarily save to a retirement plan particularly if you are young and your company makes an employer matching contribution. However; there are some scenarios where saving for retirement MIGHT may not always be the best option.Read more
The old adage “Don’t believe everything you read” applies to retirement-related articles as well.Read more
Properly executed financial literacy, financial wellness - or whatever you want to call campaigns that aim to prevent people from making poor choices with their money - are a tremendous benefit. However, traditional programs can have difficulty attracting an audience. Back when I needed it the most …Read more