Nov 04

Four 401(k) Plan Administration Best Practices

The cornerstone of effective plan administration is the plan document, which stipulates how Fiduciaries will handle the administrative features of the plan. All Qualified retirement plans must satisfy complex coverage and nondiscrimination testing requirements to qualify for the special tax treatment afforded to these plans under the Internal Revenue Code. In addition, most plans that […]

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Nov 04

How to Make the Most of Year End Tax Planning

There should be three times per year when tax planning should be front and center of your overall wealth management plan; Beginning (January/February), middle (June/July), and the end of the year (November/December). Planning at the beginning of the year should be focused on the following; What are your retirement contributions plans?  Are you focused on […]

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Aug 22

Four Components of Retirement Planning

While many of us diligently save each month in an employer-sponsored retirement plan such as a 401(k) or 403(b) or an IRA option such as a Traditional or Roth, do we really understand what we are saving for? While each person will have their unique answer to this question and personal goals, we are all […]

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Aug 15

Understanding Risk; Four Ways to Help Your Wealth Management Plan

There are typically three risk profiles that investors are assigned to within the financial services industry, which is conservative, moderate, and aggressive. These categories are usually defined by an investor’s; Time Horizon – age and when you expect to need assets, Long-Term Goals & Expectations – views of how an investment should perform, Short-Term Risk […]

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