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Fees: 401(k) Services Market Heating Up

Fees-401(k) Services

Fees: 401(k) Services Market Heating Up. Yesterday, we wrote that the least expensive retirement plan fund option isn’t always the best. That goes for plan service providers, too. Fees are ...

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Plan Investment Fees: Cheap Isn’t Always Best

Plan Investment Fees

Plan Investment Fees: Cheap Isn’t Always Best. “Price is what you pay, value is what you get.” Investing guru Warren Buffett coined this famous phrase, and it applies to a ...

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401k Participation Should be an Easy Decision

401k Participation - Steff Chalk 401ktv

401k Participation Should be an Easy Decision. All 401k plan eligible employees face an important decision, should I participate in the 401k plan or not?  Even with Auto-enrollment there is ...

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NEPC: Plan Fees Flat, But Buyer Beware. 

NEPC: Plan Fees

NEPC: Plan Fees Flat, But Buyer Beware. For the past seven years, defined contribution (DC) plan recordkeeping, trust and custody fees have been declining steadily year over year. That is, ...

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IPS (INVESTMENT POLICY STATEMENT) GAPS?

IPS Investment Policy Statement gaps

DOES YOUR IPS (INVESTMENT POLICY STATEMENT) HAVE GAPS? ASK THE LAWYER # 3 by Carol Buckmann A 2017 Callan Survey reports that 90.9% of defined contribution plans have investment policy ...

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Plan Audit Red Flags – Automation Plays Important Role

Plan Audit Red Flags - Automation Plays an Important Role

Plan Audit Red Flags – Automation Plays Important Role. Immediately following a recent Fiduciary Education Program held at the University of Georgia, Bruce McFadden, a Certified Public Account, at ...

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Revenue Sharing: 401(k) Plan Sponsors Still Struggling

Revenue Sharing 401(k) Plan

401(k) Plan Sponsors Still Struggling with Revenue Sharing. Lockton, a national retirement plan consulting firm, outlines the revenue sharing arrangements common in most 401k and 403b plans yet not known ...

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