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Retirement Plan Fee Benchmarking Case Study
Case Studies

Retirement Plan Fee Benchmarking Case Study

The challenges facing 401(k) and 403(b) retirement plan sponsors to ensure the fees associated with their retirement plan are reasonable in light of the services rendered can seem daunting. It's a balancing act requiring a diligent vendor monitoring program. An example of the work we do to assist our clients in this fiduciary duty is outlined in this case study focused on fee benchmarking.

Retirement Plan Investment Menu Review Case Study
Case Studies

Retirement Plan Investment Menu Review Case Study

Each committee should establish a fundamental set of beliefs relative to the construction of an investment menu. To learn more about the work we have done to review our clients' investment positions and menu design, download our investment menu review case study.

Webinar Recording: 2021 Regulatory Roundtable - Top of Mind Regulatory, Legislative, and Litigation Updates
Webinars

Webinar Recording: 2021 Regulatory Roundtable - Top of Mind Regulatory, Legislative, and Litigation Updates

Members of our Technical Services Committee conducted a round table discussion covering the legislative, regulatory, and litigation changes affecting retirement plans in 2021. We cover topics including the updated SECURE Act provisions, the DOL's lost and missing participant guidance (+ more cybersecurity and ESG updates), an update on the fee litigation cases this past year + much more.

Retirement Plan Committee Best Practices
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Retirement Plan Committee Best Practices

Download our guide to help understand what the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) (and similar state laws) requires for retirement plans, how committees have typically functioned, and how committees will need to function to be successful and sustaining for years to come.

Protecting Participant Data: How to Monitor and Mitigate Recordkeeper Conflicts of Interest
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Protecting Participant Data: How to Monitor and Mitigate Recordkeeper Conflicts of Interest

We believe there are six areas where recordkeeping vendors have tried to monetize their relationship with retirement plans. This plan sponsor guide focuses on the fourth way of generating excess revenue –cross-selling retail financial products. For plan sponsors, it is important to understand how recordkeepers cross-sell retail financial products and what the plan sponsor’s obligation is to reduce or eliminate such cross-selling.