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Intended to provide a new way to structure retirement plans, particularly for smaller employers, Pooled Employer Plans (PEPs) and Multiple Employer Plans (MEPs) - some of most hyped provisions of the SECURE Act - seek to broaden retirement plan access for all Americans. Will they be a game changer?Read more
While there has been much hype surrounding the SECURE Act, just how significant is its impact to retirement plans and what does this mean for retirement plan sponsors and fiduciaries? We address these questions and more in our webinar, The SECURE Act: Beyond the Hype.Read more
With the holiday season upon us and the New Year fast approaching, it is time to consider what 2020 may bring for retirement plan sponsors. We explore some of the retirement plan trends that are likely to be popular next year.Read more
SRC, a not-for-profit research and development organization, set out to improve their retirement plan benefit, ultimately reducing administrative costs by 54%, streamlining the investment lineup and improving employee communication and education - all without converting recordkeepersRead more
Over the past few months, we launched an in-depth exploration into the claims of the fiduciary breach lawsuits. We highlight the issues, the litigation outcomes and the key take-aways for retirement plan sponsors in a recap of the series.Read more
The number of hardship distributions has been on the rise, since legislation was passed making it easier to take them. Learn why plan sponsors and retirement plan participants should be concerned and what organizations can do to help.Read more
Learn how WPI's focus on reducing fees, fairly allocating costs, and structuring their plan thoughtfully has helped to position their employees for successful retirements.Read more
In our Fiduciary Breach Lawsuit Series, we provide an in-depth exploration of each of the claims. This month, we explore the issue of having multiple active recordkeepers.Read more
The dynamic healthcare industry continues to see significant merger and acquisition activity, and combining the retirement plans of newly acquired entities can be complicated. Learn how WMCHealth has successfully integrated plans while enhancing the benefits for both new and existing employeesRead more
Many plan sponsors are focused on increasing their employees' retirement readiness. With communication and education initiatives falling short, some have turned to plan design to help drive better outcomes.Read more