Author Archives: Fred Barstein

Understanding HSAs: Communication is Key

Understanding HSAs

Understanding HSAs: Communication is Key. In an effort to help mitigate rising healthcare costs and give their employees more flexibility and choice in their benefits plans, increasing numbers of ...

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Expanding 401k Investment Line-Ups: Issues and Answers

Employees Asking to Expand 401k Investment Line-ups: Issues and Answers

Expanding 401k Investment Line-ups: Issues and Answers. Especially in a booming stock market, employees are likely to ask their 401k or 403b plan to add the latest and greatest investment. ...

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Investment Committee: What Needs to be Pondered

Investment Committee

Investment Committee: What Needs to be Pondered. Plan Sponsors are charged with the responsibility to oversee investments in any tax-qualified Retirement Plan, including participant-driven 401k Plans When tasked with ...

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Fiduciary Fallout – Ignorance is Bliss

Fiduciary Fallout - Ignorance is Bliss

Fiduciary Fallout – Ignorance is not Bliss. Are you aware of your fiduciary responsibilities? If you said no, you’re not alone. We hear consistently that plan sponsors don’t fully ...

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