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401(k) vs SIMPLE IRA: Which is Right for Your Business?

401(k) vs SIMPLE IRA: Which is Right for Your Business?

By: Eric Droblyen

May 27th 2020

401(k) or SIMPLE IRA? The kind of plan you pick could have an enormous impact on the finances of everyone involved in your business. Choose wisely.
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How to “Value” 401(k) Administration Services and Investments

How to “Value” 401(k) Administration Services and Investments

By: Eric Droblyen

May 13th 2020

To value your 401k provider, I recommend benchmarking their administration fees per capita and their investment fees based on returns. Our process can help.
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A “Rosetta Stone” for Finding 401(k) Provider Fees

A “Rosetta Stone” for Finding 401(k) Provider Fees

By: Eric Droblyen

April 29th 2020

When 401(k) fees are paid from plan assets, they reduce participant investment returns dollar-for-dollar. Find your 401(k) provider's fees using our guide.
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The CARES Act - 401(k) Participant Distribution and Loan Options

The CARES Act - 401(k) Participant Distribution and Loan Options

By: Eric Droblyen

April 15th 2020

Taking a CARES Act 401(k) distribution or loan can delay an individual's future retirement by years. Our overview can help weigh this difficult decision.
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COVID-19 – 401(k) FAQs for Business Owners and Plan Participants

COVID-19 – 401(k) FAQs for Business Owners and Plan Participants

By: Eric Droblyen

March 31st 2020

Many small business owners affected by COVID-19 want to know how to defray their 401(k) plan expenses or help workers tap their savings. Our FAQ can help.
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Safe Harbor 401(k) Plans: Answers To Common Questions

Safe Harbor 401(k) Plans: Answers To Common Questions

By: Eric Droblyen

March 18th 2020

Safe harbor 401(k) plans are increasingly popular with small businesses. Our FAQ can help owners decide if one is right for their company.
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Index Funds Are Indisputably Prudent 401(k) Investments - How to Pick a Lineup

Index Funds Are Indisputably Prudent 401(k) Investments - How to Pick a Lineup

By: Eric Droblyen

March 4th 2020

Index funds from providers like Vanguard, Fidelity, or Schwab make it easy for employers to meet their investment-related 401(k) fiduciary responsibilities
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401(k) Investing – Professional Advice is Easy to Access Today

401(k) Investing – Professional Advice is Easy to Access Today

By: Eric Droblyen

February 19th 2020

To afford retirement as soon as possible, 401(k) participants must invest appropriately. Today's professional investment advice options make doing so easy.
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Don’t Let Your 401(k) Provider Hide the Cost of Your Plan

Don’t Let Your 401(k) Provider Hide the Cost of Your Plan

By: Eric Droblyen

February 5th 2020

401(k) providers can charge different fees for comparable services and investments. To avoid excessive fees, employers must know the cost of their plan.
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401(k) Testing – Deadlines Employers Should Know

401(k) Testing – Deadlines Employers Should Know

By: Eric Droblyen

January 22nd 2020

While a professional TPA usually completes 401k testing, employers must understand the deadlines that apply to test corrections and contribution deposits.
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