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Recent Blog Posts

If you sponsor a 401(k) plan, you are likely working with great partners. You probably work with an advisor who maintains the investment lineup. You are also probably working with a Third Party Administrator (TPA) who handles the daily administration and annual compliance of the plan. But no matter how qualified your partners may be, you too have responsibilities as a plan sponsor.

First things first: What is a plan sponsor? It is typically the employer of an organization that maintains the retirement plan. The plan sponsor plays a significant role in the administration of a retirement plan and carries out essential responsibilities that have a direct impact on the overall health of the plan.

Here are three things you should be doing as a plan sponsor:

Three Things You Should Be Doing as a Plan Sponsor

See our recap of August's key statistics and market commentary below. 

Noteworthy Numbers

The yield on the 10-year treasury closed the month at 1.50%. This is a 52 basis point drop during the month. The yield at the end of July was 2.02%.

 

The S&P SmallCap 600 fell 4.51% during the month of August, more than the 1.58% drop of the S&P 500. The S&P SmallCap 600 is now positive by 9.80% year-to-date but the index has lost 15.06% over the last 1 year.

  

The S&P 500 Utility sector was the leading sector during August, rising 5.16%. Real Estate was not far behind, returning 4.87%. The Utility sector is positive by 20.28% year-to-date while the real estate sector is positive by 28.49%.

 

Investor Insights - September 2019

Recently, we shared the basic rules related to participant loans in qualified retirement plans.  From time to time, there will be loans that are not in compliance with one or more of these rules.  What happens then?  Is there a fix?  Today, we will go through the options available when there is a loan failure, including some recent IRS guidance that make defective loans easier to fix.

How to Fix a Participant Loan

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