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CARES Act – Plan Changes for COVID-19 Relief

March 27, 2020 in Advice, Legislation
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”), became law today after Senate, House and Executive Branch approval.  The $2.2 trillion (yes, TRILLION) stimulus package provides sweeping relief to Americans suffering COVID-19 hardships.  The new law also includes extensive provisions impacting workplace retirement plans.  The biggest piece of

Addressing Participant Concerns on Stock Market Volatility

March 17, 2020
Yesterday, March 16th, was the Dow Jones Industrial average’s third-worst day in its history. Plan participants are obviously concerned about their investments during this unprecedented time of stock market volatility. Here are some talking points for addressing questions you may receive. Contact your Fiducia Goup consultant if you would like

The SECURE Act

July 21, 2019
Could a sweeping new bill help the country overcome its retirement crisis?  That's what some lawmakers envision with The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act, which was approved by a landmark 417-3 vote in the U.S. House of Representatives in May. If adopted by the Senate and signed into

Everyone Means Well

March 18, 2019 in Fee Disclosure
Hidden fees in retirement plans will continue to be a hot topic as long as mutual fund fee subsidies are used to offset employer costs associated with the maintenance of 401(k) plans. The media is doing their part to inform American workers about their “free retirement plan” not being free.

Beyond the "3 F Words"

December 8, 2018 in Advice, Planning
We love to use buzzwords and acronyms in our business. The 3Fs stand for funds, fees and fiduciary responsibilities. Many plan sponsors have been tackling the 3Fs and feel they’re in pretty good shape. They have prudent fiduciary processes in place. Recordkeeping and advisory services have been put out to bid
CARES Act – Plan Changes for COVID-19 Relief
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”), became law today after...
Addressing Participant Concerns on Stock Market Volatility
Yesterday, March 16th, was the Dow Jones Industrial average’s third-worst day in its history. Plan...

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