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401k Investment Advice – Pros and Cons of the 3 Basic Forms
401(k) participants can receive professional investment advice from a mutual fund, financial advisor, or algorithm today. Each advice form has pros and consRead More
Small Business 401(k) Plan Design Study: What 3,975 401(k) Plans Are Doing
The right 401(k) plan design can help a small business meet plan goals at the lowest possible cost. Our study summarizes the designs of 3,975 401(k) plansRead More
Safe Harbor or Traditional 401(k) Plan – How to Decide
Safe harbor 401(k) plans are the most popular type of 401(k) used by small businesses today, but they are not the best fit for every small business.Read More
Hardship 401(k) Distributions – Frequently Asked Questions
At first blush, the 401(k) hardship distribution rules can seem overwhelming. In truth, most can be understood with some basic education. Our FAQ can help.Read More
Applying Jack Bogle’s Guiding Principle to 401(k) Provider Fees
Jack Bogle's guiding principle was simple - costs matter. 401(k) participants should apply the same principle to 401(k) provider fees paid by their account.Read More
How Compound Interest and Dollar Cost Averaging Reduce the Cost of Retirement
Saving for retirement can seem futile when you can't afford to contribute much to a 401(k) plan. Compound interest and dollar cost averaging can help.Read More
401(k) Contribution Deadlines – You Don’t Want to Miss Them!
When 401(k) contributions - employee or employer - are deposited late, there are consequences for employers. With some education, they are easily avoided.Read More
The Top Ten Frugal Fiduciary 401(k) Blogs of 2018
Our top 10 blogs for 2018 are must-reads for small business 401(k) sponsors and participants. They cover plan administration, features, fees and providers.Read More
Replacing SIMPLE IRAs with a 401(k) – Frequently Asked Questions
Replacing a small business SIMPLE IRA with a 401(k) is not a complicated process, but it does require planning. Our FAQ can help the process go smoothly.Read More
2018 Small Business 401(k) Fee Study – What’s Too High?
Are my 401(k) fees too high?” is a common question asked by both plan sponsors and participants. Our small business fee study can give some perspective.Read More