As a retirement plan sponsor, it is a necessity to offer your organization a 401(k) plan that equips your employees with the tools to help them save for a comfortable retirement. Supporting your employees’ journey to retirement is just as beneficial for the employer as it is for their employees.
Auto enrollment means that your employees are automatically enrolled in your organization’s 401(k) plan. This typically occurs when new employees are eligible to participate in the plan.
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Corrective distributions occur when a 401(k) plan sponsor has to return a portion of the contributions made by highly compensated employees (HCEs). Corrective distributions arise out of the plan’s failure to pass its annual non-discrimination testing.
As a plan sponsor you have a fiduciary responsibility to your plan participants. This fiduciary duty extends to all aspects of your organization’s 401(k) plan. One of the most important aspects of a 401(k) or any defined contribution retirement plan is the investment menu offered to the plan participants.
Younger investors are investing in greater numbers and aligning their investments with their values.
As the Millennial generation turns 40, there are encouraging signs that many of this generation’s 72 million members are embracing long-term investing with a sharp eye toward retirement, according to Shelton Retirement Plan Services.
Plan sponsors should be reviewing all aspects of their company’s 401(k) on a regular basis including these three reasons. Your plan’s advisor or consultant should be playing an integral role in this review process. Upgrading your plan every so often can be a good thing for your company and for your participants.
Changing 401(k) plan providers can be a complex process. Plan sponsors should treat this transition with the same care and planning that they would devote to any change in their business.
4 Reasons Employers Match a 401(k).
A 401(k) can provide a significant tax benefit for your employees and for you as the plan sponsor.