Small Business 401k Archive

Your 401(k) Plan and Risk

Your 401(k) Plan and Risk: Understand the Fine Print

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Who reads the fine print? Anyone? Of course not. Not on your new cellular phone and even less when entering any given website full of cat videos. But what about a 401(k) plan at work? You’d think that would deserve… Continue reading

 
401(k) Day Know Your Numbers: Rebalance's 401(k) Platform BetterK Has Saved Plan Participants up to 50% in Fees Over the Past Two Years

401(k) Day Know Your Numbers: Rebalance’s 401(k) Platform BetterK Has Saved Plan Participants up to 50% in Fees Over the Past Two Years

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Employee Participation in BetterK Client Retirement Plans Currently Averages 88% BETHESDA, Md. & PALO ALTO, Calif. Sept. 7, 2022—In recognition of the Plan Sponsor Council of America’s National 401(k) Day, which this year features the theme “Know Your Numbers,” award-winning… Continue reading

 

Are Your 401(k) Plan Costs Average? Or Way Out of Line?

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If you’re like many small business owners you probably started a 401(k) plan years ago and, since it’s been running fine, left it well enough alone.  You have a business to run, right? Shopping for a new 401(k) provider probably… Continue reading

 
better retirement help for women

Why Women Deserve A Better Retirement Savings Plan

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The challenges women face when it comes to retirement are well-documented: They earn less than men, spend more years out of the workforce providing family care, and they live longer. As a result, experts note, women often need help to… Continue reading

 
what employees want

What Do Employees Want? Better 401(k) Advice For Starters

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A new survey by Schwab asked retirement savers what they need to improve their 401(k) saving outlook. It identified four key areas around planning. Understandably, the concerns related to some of the thorniest issues of retirement saving: setting goals, investing,… Continue reading

 
Sharp Rise in 401(k) Lawsuits Now Threatens Small Businesses

Sharp Rise in 401(k) Lawsuits Now Threatens Small Businesses

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A sharp rise in lawsuits over 401(k) retirement plan fees is driving up costs for business owners — and the risks are spreading to small firms, according to legal experts. The cases revolve around who is liable for whether a… Continue reading

 
401k Fees are a mystery to many employees

For Many Employees, 401(k) Fees Are A Mystery

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A recent government study finds that nearly four in 10 Americans don’t understand the fees they pay for their retirement plan at work. A national survey conducted by my firm, Rebalance, found even worse news: Even more Americans — nearly… Continue reading

 
What Most 401(k) Plans Are Missing To Make Employees More Confident

What Most 401(k) Plans Are Missing To Make Employees More Confident

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Are your employees happy with their retirement plan? They probably aren’t but can’t put a finger on why. A recent study by DALBAR may have found the answer: Employees don’t know when they can retire. Having a financial advisor and… Continue reading

 
Plansponsor - Rebalance Hires Retirement Services Director

Retirement Industry People Moves: Rebalance Hires Retirement Services Director

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Wealth management firm Rebalance has added Nicole Cervi-McKeever as director of retirement services. In the role, Cervi-McKeever works directly with Rebalance’s Better K small business 401(k) clients and is responsible for the entire 401(k) client lifecycle, serving as the daily… Continue reading