Plan Sponsor Corner

How Is Covid Affecting 401(K) Participants?

August 19, 2020 | posted in: Blog, Employee Education, Plan Sponsor Corner | by

According to this Schwab survey, COVID-19 has exacerbated anxiety about and increased the amount 401(k) participants said they’d need for retirement savings.  Read more.

New Updated Deadlines for All Business Entities

April 2, 2020 | posted in: Accountants, Plan Sponsor Corner | by

As you know, all Florida business entities are responsible for filing Annual Reports regardless of whether or not you received a notice by email.  Please note that Pursuant to Executive Order No. 20-52 and Department of State Emergency Order 2020-01 signed March 27, 2020, the filing deadlines for business entities to file annual reports have been extended to June 30, 2020.   Read More  »

Congress Enacted Major Retirement Plan Legislation – Here’s What You Need To Know About the SECURE Act

January 29, 2020 | posted in: Accountants, Blog, Plan Sponsor Corner | by

The SECURE Act is the most significant retirement plan legislation in 13 years, and many of its provsions are effective in 2020.  It affects employers who currently sponsor retirement plans, and encourages those without plans to set them up.  It also impacts plan participants, IRA holders and their beneficiaries, and expands the uses of 529 college savings plans.   Read More  »

Think Virtual Reality Is Just For Kids?

November 12, 2019 | posted in: Blog, Employee Education, Plan Sponsor Corner | by

Not so fast…some companies are using it to help plan retirement!  VR and online visual aids are giving workers a better idea of how much they need to save; read more about how.

Deadline For Funding 401(k) Deferrals!

October 21, 2019 | posted in: Blog, Plan Sponsor Corner | by

Many employers think the deadline for depositing a 401(k) contribution is the 15th business day of the month after they withheld the contribution from an employee’s wages.
That is not correct, though.  Employers who wait until the 15th day of the following month to deposit deferrals might find out that they owe a penalty, among other unpleasant consequences.   Read More  »

Can You Help Employees Save (Or Save More)?

August 27, 2019 | posted in: Plan Sponsor Corner | by

How realistic are employees about the true state of their retirement savings? While many among the three primary generations that make up today’s workforce are feeling pretty good about the future, all three are definitely seeing things a little too optimistically.

However, there are things employers can do that may make a difference in retirement savings for Millennials, Generation Xers, and Baby Boomers alike.

Read on to learn what they’re thinking, and how you may be able to encourage employees to save more.