Transitioning from a SIMPLE IRA to a Safe Harbor 401(k) Plan

By: Scott M. Cloud, MBA, CPC There are several different types of retirement plans from which business owners can choose to enable themselves and their employees to save for retirement. For a listing of retirement plan options and a description of each, please see our article Which Type of Retirement Plan is the Best Fit for Your Business? Many...

Personalization by Default

By: Todd Levy, AIFA, QKA   Would you feel more comfortable making the decision to retire if you knew your monthly income of $5,000 would be sustained for the rest of your life? Does this sound personal? Do you think employees and employers would feel better about their 401(k) plans if investments and retirement income projections were more...

Frequently Asked Questions about Cash Balance Plans

By:  Scott Cloud, MBA, CPC and Kyle Brown, CEBS Cash balance plans are a type of defined benefit retirement savings plan that enables business owners to make significant tax-deductible contributions each year and to accumulate significant retirement savings on a tax-deferred basis. While SEPs and 401(k)/profit sharing plans – as defined...

Winter 2021 – TRPC Newsletter

The MEP/PEP Debate: Are We Better Together? Upcoming Compliance Deadlines for Calendar-Year Plans Terminated Employees? Important Relief is Here. Is There Pandemic Relief For Late Deposits? The MEP/PEP Debate: Are We Better Together? When we talk about retirement plans, many employers think of single employer retirement plans. A single employer...

Fall 2020 – The Retirement Plan Company Newsletter

Cost of Living Adjustments for 2021 | Cycle 3 Plan Document Restatements | Required Year-End Participant Notices | The CARES ACT Update | Upcoming Compliance Deadlines for Calendar-Year Plans |The SECURE Act Reminders COST OF LIVING ADJUSTMENTS FOR 2021 On October 26, 2020, the IRS announced the Cost of Living Adjustments affecting the dollar...