Do You Need a Retirement Plan Committee

Do You Need a Retirement Plan Committee?

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From Strategic Retirement Partners (SRP), originally published December 27, 2018, on the SRP Blog. Who Should Serve on My Retirement Plan Committee? Do we need a retirement plan committee? If your plan requires an independent audit, you should have a retirement plan committee in place and meet regularly. Your auditor is likely to request committee meeting minutes as part of …

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

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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 …

Your Retirement Savings: What Changed with the Mid-Term Elections

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It’s been just over a month since U.S. midterm elections yielded a partial change in command in Washington D.C. While the Republicans retained the Senate, Democrats won the House. Right now, you’re probably spending long hours on the holiday hamster wheel, where you and your staff try to complete 8 weeks of work and projects in 5 and a half. …

Action Items to Prepare for the 2019 Proxy Season

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Deferred Compensation News is pleased to share this important end-of-year discussion featuring Attorneys Michael S. Melbinger and Nyron J. Persaud of Winston & Strawn LLP. Providing a checklist of action items to address in preparation for the 2019 proxy season, the presentation covers: Lessons Learned from the 2018 Proxy Season Changes in Law, Regulations, and Proxy Advisor Guidelines Since Last …

A Comprehensive Look at Trends In NQDC | Nonqualified Deferred Compensation

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Fulcrum Partners has released a report that includes valued insights on the statistics and trends in deferred comp plans through the lens of both plan sponsors and participants. The information, much of it contained in graphs is based on research from the 10th annual nonqualified deferred compensation plan study conducted by Principal® Plan sponsors will find these insights helpful in …

Fulcrum Partners Helps Organizations Compete for and Retain Top Talent

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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL — (Aug 8, 2018) With the objective of assisting executives and organizations in accurately evaluating compensation plans, Fulcrum Partners has released the short, informative video, “Is Your Pay Structured for Lifetime Optimization?” The 30-second clip previews the benefits benchmarking data and Retirement Income Replacement Ratio (RIRR) charts that Fulcrum Partners customizes for companies and top-tier executives. …

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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Retirement Security: U.S. Not Even in Top 10

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According to a Business Wire media release published July 19, 2016, titled, “United States Ranks 14th in retirement security in 2016 Natixis Global Retirement Index,” the United States failed to be ranked even among the top 10 countries for best practices in retirement policy. The research, which is part of the 2016 Global Retirement Index, and was released by Natixis Global Asset …

IRS Issues Welcome Guidance on Safe Harbor Retirement Plans

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IRS Issues Welcome Guidance on Safe Harbor Retirement Plans IslerDarePC, a premier Virginia-based labor, employment, and employee benefits law boutique firm, recently issued this Employee Benefits Update addressing issues relevant to safe harbor retirement plans. You can download a copy of IRS Notice 2016-16 on the Resources page of our website. Executive Summary The IRS recently released welcome guidance in the form …

Baby Boomers Are Not Prepared for Retirement

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Baby Boomers Are Not Prepared for Retirement According to the Insured Retirement Institute (IRI), many Baby Boomers are not prepared for retirement. That’s a situation that no doubt weighs heavily on the minds of individuals and couples rapidly approaching retirement without adequate (or any) retirement savings. In fact, however, this situation should concern everyone as it foreshadows a problem that will inevitably impact the U.S. …