Reduce Reputational Risk and Liability
We specialize in providing fiduciary oversight, advice, and guidance for your retirement plan and its investment offerings through our fiduciary risk management services.
An often unaddressed area of risk exposure for an organization is its retirement plan. Protect your firm’s reputational risk and fiduciary liability by partnering with a co-fiduciary who is an expert in retirement plan governance, oversight, and management.
CEFEX Fiduciary Certificate of Completion
The Centre for Fiduciary Excellence (CEFEX) has awarded DirectAdvisors a CEFEX Fiduciary Certificate of Completion. This prestigious certification is only given to companies that adhere to a standard representing best practices in the industry.
DirectAdvisors is pleased to announce our 2nd video podcast in our ongoing retirement plan podcast series. Our guest in this episode was Matt Petralia, Regional Director, Northeast Region of Newport Retirement Services (Newport Group). Matt spent a few minutes speaking with DirectAdvisors’ Co-Founder and President, Tom Santa Barbara, on multi-employer plans, with a particular focus on Pooled Employer Plans (PEPs), which were introduced as part of the SECURE Act of 2019.
DirectAdvisors is proud to announce our first video podcast! We were excited to have Matt Boyle, Director of Operations at CEFEX, as our first guest. Matt spent a few minutes this afternoon speaking with DirectAdvisors’ Chief Investment Officer, Jeff Ricchiuti, on CEFEX certification — what it means, how it benefits our clients, and what the CEFEX process involves.
As you might be aware, fiduciary liability insurance and ERISA fidelity bonds are not one and the same. Both serve to mitigate risk for fiduciaries, and both are critical aspects of an employee benefit plan. However, it’s important to understand the differences between these two safety nets, as well as the degree to which your plan should be protected by each.