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Four Ways to Increase Employee Retirement Contribution Participation

As a retirement plan sponsor how can you encourage your employees to save and save more? Improving both employee participation and their saving rates is easy when you’re prepared. Here are four simple ways you can help your employees start building a confident...

Index Funds – Looking Beyond Fees

The flow to passive management is one of the biggest talking points of the decade. With this shift came the daunting task, and responsibility, to better evaluate the abundance of index funds offered by the marketplace. Index funds seek to replicate the performance of...

Why We Use Russell Instead of S&P

Ever wondered why we use Russell instead of S&P for benchmarks in the RPAG system? Here are four important reasons: • Russell ranks each company in the investable universe according to its total market capitalization while S&P uses a committee to make these...

Four Reasons to Integrate Health Savings into your Retirement Plan

As Americans look into the future and towards retirement, many understand that maintaining their health will be an important part of their overall quality of life after they stop working. However, uncertainty around healthcare costs – both now and in retirement – is a...

Anthem Settlement Awards Participants More than $23M

Recently the Bell vs. ATH Holding Company, LLC (a subsidiary of Anthem, Inc.) lawsuit settled. This is frequently referred to as the “Anthem Settlement” (the “Settlement”). The Settlement received quite a bit of attention from both the industry and mainstream press...

ERISA Attorney Q&A

Is it okay to use the same company for my plan’s recordkeeping, 3(38) advisory services, and administration? It may seem logical to bundle all of your retirement plan’s services with one provider – recordkeeping, 3(38) advisory services, and administration. How easy...

Participant Corner: What’s an HSA and is it Right for You?

This month’s employee memo gives participants answers to common questions on HSAs. Please see an excerpt below. Health savings accounts (HSAs) have grown tremendously in popularity over the past few years. You’ve probably heard of them or maybe your employer offers...