The retirement reform legislation requires interest credits to be “reasonable” and no higher than 6%.
This year, the Practice Development column in PLANADVISER print explored various ways retirement plan advisers can expand their practices beyond 401(k)s, with the goals of adding new revenue streams, better serving participants and solidifying client relationships.
Employers have boosted their contributions by 30%, a Kravitz report finds.
October Three analyzes five different interest crediting rates used by cash balance plans and how they affect funding and participant benefits.
“What actually is a strategic plan termination?” This is a question Dan Kravitz hears quite a lot from both defined benefit plan sponsors and retirement specialist advisers.
The appellate court found Bank of America did not profit from transferring participants' 401(k) accounts to a cash balance plans and noted that previously the bank entered into a closing agreement with the IRS, paying a $10 million fine and setting up a special-purpose 401(k) plan to restore participants’ accounts.