New Department of Labor E-Delivery Rules

New Department of Labor E-Delivery Rules

The preparation of retirement plan account statements has traditionally required a great deal of paper, ink, time, and money. Printed statements that are mailed to plan participants are not environmentally friendly, are less secure, require more staff labor, and add extra costs to the administration of a retirement plan. With that in mind, a new e-delivery rule from the Department of Labor (DOL) could benefit your plan in a variety of ways.

DirectAdvisors Podcast #2 – The CARES Act and its Impact on Retirement Plans

DirectAdvisors Podcast #2 – The CARES Act and its Impact on Retirement Plans

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.

Coronavirus and its Impact on the Stock Market

Coronavirus and its Impact on the Stock Market

If you have been watching the markets’ response to the recent worldwide Coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19), you may wonder about the status of your investments. There’s no question that this health scare has had an impact on the markets, both in terms of stock prices and the recent bond rate slash by the Federal Reserve.

The SECURE Act – what you need to know for retirement

The SECURE Act – what you need to know for retirement

As you may have seen in the news recently, on December 20, 2019, the SECURE (Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement) Act of 2019 was enacted by Congress.  This legislation has been viewed by many as the next step in helping to ensure that every American...
DOL Proposes E-Delivery Safe Harbor for Plan Sponsors

DOL Proposes E-Delivery Safe Harbor for Plan Sponsors

In August 2018, President Trump issued an Executive Order, called “Strengthening Retirement Security in America”.  The major goals of this Executive Order centered around making required retirement plan disclosures easier to understand, and to look for ways to reduce...
Broadridge to Acquire FI360

Broadridge to Acquire FI360

One of the year’s biggest headlines in the financial services and investment advisory world recently emerged as it was announced that Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (“Broadridge”) would be acquiring FI360, Inc. (“FI360”).  The acquisition, which is expected to...