The Direct Fiduciary program aims to allow companies to significantly reduce the amount of time spent managing an individual 401(k) plan by outsourcing administrative and investment fiduciary responsibilities.
Tag: small business retirement plans
OneDigital and Ascensus recently announced the availability of a ‘co-created small market solution,’ making OneDigital the latest adviser aggregator to launch a DC plan solution targeted at small businesses.
A PLANADVISER webinar underscored key plan design offerings when working with smaller plan clients.
SS&C Technologies will act as the underlying recordkeeper for the Everyday 401(k) small-business retirement plan solution, which the firm’s leadership says will complement the existing Retirement Link platform backed by Empower.
For cash balance plans that were left unfrozen, small business employers may have been able to utilize a PPP loan to fund it.
The firm has worked with larger organizations for the past four decades, but credits the expansion towards a need for more fiduciary resources in the smaller business market.
While more than half view retirement benefits as a “must have,” they are unprepared to make selections and could use the help of an adviser, Lincoln Financial Group says.
A survey reveals points about which small business owners could be educated to incent them to offer retirement plans for employees and save for retirement themselves.
Even as large employers embrace cutting edge features in their retirement plans, LIMRA data shows small businesses continue to struggle when it comes to offering even basic retirement benefits.
To provide the benefits, the company partnered with technology-focused organizations.
But 55% decided to take no action.
The firm has revamped its Aviator 401(k) program, now adding simplified investment lineups, affordable pricing, and fiduciary support services to its offerings.
Significant transformation is happening in the small business retirement plan market; what does this mean for the fiduciary adviser community?
Employees of small businesses with retirement plans that include automatic enrollment have far higher participation rates across all demographic variables, according to new data shared by Vanguard.
The net result of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is that many clients will have a lower effective tax rate, and this can have a direct impact on small pass-through business owners’ decisions about running retirement plans.