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.

 

    Reduce overall costs and streamline management, while complying with ERISA guidelines governing your employee retirement benefits.

    From retirement plan design to assistance vetting other service providers to communicating the plan to your employees, we are at your side when you need us, as much as you need us.

    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.

    Where you see obligation, we see opportunity.
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    Cash is Not King with Benefits

    Cash is Not King with Benefits

    My entire 27-year career has been centered on helping merit shop construction companies design and administer employee benefit plans compliant with prevailing wage regulations and I am still astounded when I hear that a contactor chooses to pay required fringe benefit contributions as cash wages rather than benefits because “that is what employees want”.

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    When Your Two Hats are Both Fiduciary Caps – A Fiduciary Fable

    When Your Two Hats are Both Fiduciary Caps – A Fiduciary Fable

    Once Upon A Time, a long, long time ago, a Northern California labor union and its participating employers established a “Pension Fund” to provide retirement benefits to union members and their beneficiaries. The Pension Fund was an employee benefit plan subject to ERISA.

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    Reduce Your Labor/Payroll Burden in 2018

    Reduce Your Labor/Payroll Burden in 2018

    When contractors choose to pay the fringe benefit requirement as additional cash wages they are increasing their cost for payroll tax, workers compensation premiums and possibly liability insurance premiums.  These additional payroll related burdens have an enormous effect on bottom line profits.

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