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Fulcrum Partners Managing Director Phil Currie Presenting on Nonqualified Deferred Compensation

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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL — (July 16, 2019) Fulcrum Partners Managing Director Phil Currie will be a featured presenter at the webinar, “Case Study Overviews,” which is the second training event in an educational series designed to equip and inform financial advisors for incorporating nonqualified deferred compensation plans as part of their client services. The training program is presented by …

The 401k Excess Contribution Solution | Offsetting the 401(k) Refund

Offsetting the 401(k) Refund with a Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plan

Fulcrum Partners Deferred Compensation News

Download report as a PDF The 401(k) Excess Contribution Solution To help ensure that a 401(k) plan does not favor business owners or other highly compensated employees (HCEs), plan sponsors are required to perform specific nondiscrimination tests. The Actual Deferral Percentage test (ADP) is used to help determine a 401(k) plan’s deferral limits. IRC Section 401(k)(3)(A)(ii) established the ADP test …

Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plans From the Employer’s Perspective

Fulcrum Partners Deferred Compensation News

Download as a PDF Question: Why do employers, as plan sponsors, offer deferred compensation plans?   of employers offer deferred compensation plans in order to create a competitive benefits package of employers want to help plan participants save for retirement beyond the limits of qualified plans of employers believe a deferred comp plan helps them retain key employees of employers …

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 …

Save More “Help Your Clients’ Key Employees Bridge the Retirement Gap,”

Help Your Clients’ Key Employees Bridge the Retirement Gap with NQDC Plans

Fulcrum Partners Executive Benefits News

Many employers have heard experts say that people need about 80 percent of their pre-retirement income to maintain their standard of living in retirement. Do you (or your clients) know if key employees are on track to hit that mark? In our new report, “Help Your Clients’ Key Employees Bridge the Retirement Gap,” we share some of the ways deferred compensation plans can …

Define Optimal Executive Benefits Opportunities

Define Optimal Executive Benefits Opportunities

Fulcrum Partners Executive Benefits News

This post was first published on Sept. 20. Because it has received much traffic and online response, we are republishing it below. Fulcrum Partners: Helping Organizations Define Optimal Executive Benefits Opportunities In the weeks leading up to the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, nearly everyone that receives, contributes to, sponsors or advises on executive compensation, …

Benefits Designed for Employees Provide Advantages for Companies

Fulcrum Partners Executive Benefits News

Employee benefits can do more than provide a great way for workers to live with more peace of mind about the present and the future. Properly structured, employee benefits provide valuable advantages for companies. In our new report, “Protect Your Clients by Helping Them Look Out for Their Key Employees,” we share some of the ways deferred compensation plans, offered …

Financial, Tax and Benefits Strategies: Why the Team-Driven Approach Is the Best Hedge Against Tax Reform Uncertainties

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You and your employees or coworkers are not the only ones concerned about federal tax code revisions. Since last December’s passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, uncertainties seem to be front and center in nearly every taxpayer’s thoughts. An April 18, 2018, CNBC.com article cited a recent Gallup poll on tax reform and concluded simply: “The majority of …

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Non-Qualified Deferral Plans: Not Just for Large Companies

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How Small Companies Can Use Non-Qualified Deferral Plans to Attract and Retain Talent “Can smaller companies take advantage of an NQDC plan to help them reward and recruit key employees? The answer is Yes!” Smaller organizations have many of the same challenges large companies have in attracting and retaining management talent. Even S-Corporations and LLCs, which have traditionally overlooked these types of programs are …