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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 >

Auto-Enrollment Pushes Retirement Plans Higher

Plan assets for 401(k) plans and similar types of defined contribution plans have topped $7 trillion due to continued growth in employee contributions. ... read more >

2017 Pension Plan Limitations

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced cost-of-living adjustments affecting dollar limitations for pension plans and other retirement-related items ... read more >

Year-End Tax Savings Ideas, Third in a Series: Maximize Tax-Deferred Savings into Retirement Accounts

It’s not too late to take advantage of the tax-deferred treatment of assets in retirement accounts for 2016. In addition to the tax deduction, the ... read more >