Assessing Your Plan Administrator and Your Nonqualified Deferred Comp Plan or Rabbi Trust

Assessing Your Plan Administrator and Your Nonqualified Deferred Comp Plan or Rabbi Trust

Fulcrum Partners Deferred Compensation News

Big Changes. Inevitable Questions Earlier this week, Principal Financial Group Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to buy Wells Fargo & Company’s retirement plan services unit for $1.2 billion. The acquisition covers all existing Wells Fargo Institutional Retirement and Trust (IRT) business. As of December 31, 2018, the respective Wells Fargo retirement businesses had $827 billion in …

Nonqualified Plans

Nonqualified Plans: Understanding the Fundamentals

Fulcrum Partners Deferred Compensation News

Background: Since the passage of The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), companies have found it difficult to provide their top executives with a retirement accumulation program that matches the level of benefits the average employee will receive. The Gap is Real   This information is from the Principal Financial Group® Replacement Ratio Calculator with source information from …

#ICYMI Understanding Top Hat Plans

Fulcrum Partners Executive Benefits News

Don’t Put Away Your New Year’s Eve Top Hat Just Yet! Over the past five-plus years of publishing Deferred Compensation News, (previously known as Fulcrum Partners News), no topic has ever attracted as many views or as much traffic as that of “Top Hat Plans.” In November 2018, the AALU Washington Report addressed some of the challenges and lack of clear …

Deferred Compensation Plans: 4 Reasons Why They Matter, Year After Year

Fulcrum Partners Executive Benefits News

According to a report published last year by Principal Life Insurance Company, research continues to show that a deferred compensation plan plays a significant role in helping the plan’s participants reach their retirement goals. In fact, progress toward their retirement savings objective continues to be the primary motivation for plan participation. Additionally, reaching retirement savings goals plays the largest role …

Fulcrum Partners News Becomes Deferred Compensation News

Fulcrum Partners News Becomes Deferred Compensation News

Fulcrum Partners Executive Benefits News, Fulcrum Partners Media Release, Fulcrum Partners NEWS

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL — (Nov 15, 2018) Fulcrum Partners LLC announces the rebranding of Fulcrum Partners News, which earlier this month became, Deferred Compensation News. Scott Cahill, Managing Director Fulcrum Partners Orlando and company cofounder said, “Since rebranding our blog, we have seen a remarkable 192 percent increase in readership year-over-year, which we attribute both to the rebrand and to …

UNDERSTANDING TOP HAT PLANS

Understanding Top Hat Plans

Fulcrum Partners Executive Benefits News

Executive benefits consulting firm, Fulcrum Partners LLC, is pleased to distribute this AALU Washington Report to its clients and friends. You can read the full report here or download it as a PDF:  Top Hat Plans. This continuing series of articles is intended to provide deep insight into trends, events, and issues that impact the design and operation of nonqualified …

Recognize and Motivate Key Employees with a Nonqualified Incentive Bonus Plan

#ICYMI Recognize and Motivate Key Employees with a Nonqualified Incentive Bonus Plan

Fulcrum Partners Executive Benefits News

In case you missed this insightful report… Download a copy of the report here Recognize and Motivate Key Employees with a Nonqualified Incentive Bonus Plan or view it on the Fulcrum Partners “Alliance” webpage. Fulcrum Partners has published a new report designed for organizations and their CPAs and financial advisors. The report, titled “Recognize and Motivate Key Employees” explains what a nonqualified …

#ICYMI Fulcrum Partners’ Video Clip for Executive Compensation Data

#ICYMI Fulcrum Partners’ Video Clip for Executive Compensation Data

Fulcrum Partners Executive Benefits News

In Case You Missed It: “Is Your Pay Structured for Lifetime Optimization?” is a newly released video clip from Fulcrum Partners. The 30-second video was developed to preview the type of executive compensation benefits benchmarking data and Retirement Income Replacement Ratio (RIRR) charts that Fulcrum Partners personalizes for executives and organizations. Fulcrum Partners makes customized benchmarking comparison tables easily available to …

Retaining Employees that Are Key but Are Not Highly Compensated

Retaining Employees that Are Key but Are Not Highly Compensated

Fulcrum Partners Executive Benefits News, Fulcrum Partners LLC White Paper

Companies in a variety of industries such as construction, auto dealerships, or manufacturing, for example, are finding that retaining and motivating key employees is essential for the company to remain both stable and competitive. In some cases, although the employees are key to the organization, they do not meet the top hat definition of, “a select group of management or …

The New Tax Law: Why it might make deferred comp programs even more attractive

Fulcrum Partners Executive Benefits News

The following article, written by Jeff Roberts, Manager, ADP Executive Deferred Compensation, was published by PlanAdviser and reprinted here with permission from the author. FOR A WHILE LAST YEAR, the tax bill moving through Congress included changes that would have made it hard to continue offering nonqualified deferred compensation (NQDC) plans to highly paid executives. By the time the Tax …