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Arguably the most important decision that an employer can make when managing their companies Defined Contribution (DC) plan like 401(k)s is picking the right partner. These partners can include a financial advisor who acts like the company’s doctor, the record keeper and Third Party Administrator (TPA) as well as the money managers. Outsourcing fiduciary liability is a main motivation but the selection and monitoring of partners are inherently fiduciary functions.

401kTV Editors will help employers make better decisions on how to select the right partners through our series of articles, videos and white papers as well as 401kTV’s Advisor Directory.

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It is Okay for 401k Plan Sponsors to Ask for Help

401k Plan Sponsors

It is Okay for 401k Plan Sponsors to Ask for Help. A few weeks ago, I wrote “hubris is not a financial planning strategy.” That article was about Americans’ reluctance ...

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The Small Plan “Fix” Just Got Expensive

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The Small Plan “Fix” Just Got Expensive by Darren Holsey. The IRS Voluntary Correction Program (VCP) allows employers sponsoring retirement plans to correct errors that occurred in the operation of ...

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Nipa News: Understanding the Unique Value of TPAs

NIPA News: Value of TPAs

NIPA News Video: Understanding the Unique Value of TPAs. TPAs offer a unique and independent voice helping retirement plan sponsors find solutions to every day and sometimes challenging problems. ...

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Retirement Plan – It’s Never Really Free

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Retirement Plan – It’s Never Really Free by Jeffrey Zielinski, CRPC®, CRPS® Understanding fee arrangements within retirement plans is imperative for a plan sponsor. While there is a number of ways ...

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Fiduciary: What Kind is Your Plan Advisor?

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Fiduciary; What Kind is your Plan Advisor? Regardless of what happens with the DOL fiduciary rule now that the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has vacated it, 401k and ...

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