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401(k) Plan Sponsors and Participants: Be Aware of Unethical Requests

In our ongoing effort to keep you apprised of important industry developments, we thought you should be aware that Wells Fargo recordkeeping is presently ... read more >

SEC’s Proposal at a Glance

With the fate of the Department of Labor’s Fiduciary Regulation hanging in the balance following a recent ruling by the United States Court of Appeals ... read more >

Weathering Volatile Markets

Over the past few months, investors have had to deal with increased market volatility, a trend that could well persist for some time to come. As concerns ... read more >

401(k) Hardship Withdrawals - Made Easier by the 2018 Budget Act

Hardship withdrawals from 401(k) and 403(b) plans will be soon become less restrictive under the provisions of the recently-passed Bipartisan Budget Act ... read more >

Tax Reform Bill Includes Extension of Time to Repay Retirement Plan Loans

With sweeping tax reform going into full effect last month, many 401(k) participants are wondering how and if their plans will be affected. The answer ... read more >

2018 Retirement Plan Limitations

Update to the original article: On October 13, 2017, the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced that the maximum amount of earnings subject to ... read more >

IRS Announces Updates for Contribution Limits and Income Thresholds for Retirement Plans in 2018

Employees who participate in 401(k), 403(b) or 457(b) plans will be able to contribute up to $18,500 in 2018, up from $18,000 for 2017. This limit is aggregated ... read more >

Roth 401(k) Trivia: What You May Not Know

401(k) plans have been around since 1981; however, the conception for the establishment of such plans was included in the Revenue Act of 1978 whereby Congress ... read more >

DOL Delays Applicability of Fiduciary Rule, but the Horse is Out of the Barn...

The Department of Labor has delayed by 60 days the applicability date of the long-debated Fiduciary Rule. The rule was to be effective April 10 and now ... read more >