By choosing to offer your employees a 401(k) plan, you’re sending a powerful message — that you’re invested in their future and committed to helping them work towards financial security in their retirement.

A good total rewards program helps you attract and retain the best possible talent for your organization. Add a great workplace culture and environment and you could be on your way to becoming an employer of choice among job-seekers.

What is a total rewards program?

A total rewards program is...

In today’s economy, Americans are worried about their finances, and it spills over into every aspect of their lives, even their work. 

Let’s look at this for a minute and you’ll see why having a financial wellness program for your employees is a good thing.

Why Have a Financial Wellness...

If you think financial wellness programs are a fad, think again. The industry consensus is that financial wellness not only produces results for employees, but it positively influences company bottom lines. 

That’s good news for a number of reasons, especially for the juggernaut of financial...

Signed into effect on March 27, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act is a robust economic stimulus package designed to help small business owners and hardworking American families during these unprecedented times.

For small businesses, the new regulation allows access to...

Hot breath, fear, sweaty palms - You’ve received a request from the Department of Labor (“DOL”) to provide documents about your retirement plan. You are being investigated.

Your first thought may be, how did this happen? Why does the DOL care about my company’s retirement plan?

Whether it was...

Offering a competitive benefits package, including a top-notch 401(k) plan, is essential for your company to recruit and retain top talent. Today’s workers highly value employer-sponsored retirement plans: 88% of them say that an employee-funded retirement plan is important to them.  In addition...

Big Data to Drive Participant Outcomes

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If you want to predict the wants, needs and fears of participants when it comes to retirement planning, look into the potential of predictive analytics. 

The use of “big data” (a bite-size term often used instead of the nerdier “predictive analytics”) is helping to steer plan sponsor actions...