May 21, 2020
As a Plan Sponsor, you’re tasked with all sorts of administrative requirements – determining eligibility of participants, providing required notices, depositing employee deferrals on time — the list goes on. There’s good news though, you’re not in this alone. DirectAdvisors has put together a helpful overview of these requirements to help you stay compliant and successfully navigate the administration on your plan.
May 14, 2020
How much money do you need to retire, and just how many people out there even have enough saved to retire?
May 7, 2020
You’ve likely heard the phrase “don’t put all your eggs in one basket,” and you probably know that as a Fiduciary, you’re required to ensure that the Plan offers a diverse set of investment options, but just how many options should you be offering, and just how diverse do they need to be?
May 1, 2020
Did you know that as a Highly Compensated Employee you may be even further restricted from contributions? And were you aware that there are limits to both how much the employee AND the employer may contribute?
Apr 24, 2020
For the majority of the Plans we work with, adding a Roth feature is a great way to attract and retain employees. It’s a fairly easy option to administer within the Plan, assuming your payroll provider can integrate this feature, and it gives employees flexibility and control over their retirement dollars. But does it make sense for your Plan?
Apr 22, 2020
On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act as part of the federal stimulus package intended to stabilize the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic. The CARES Act has opened up a number of provisions for employer-sponsored retirement plans by making additional funds available to Plan participants who are impacted by COVID-19.