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Overcoming Small Business Retirement Plan Challenges
While offering a retirement plan through your small business can be a powerful differentiator in the employee marketplace, it can also place a burden on your business that you might feel you can’t handle. But before simply writing off the idea of a small business retirement plan as too costly or time-consuming, learn about some possible solutions to the main retirement planning challenges your business faces and how a financial professional can help you implement them.

Finding ROI in Offering Financial Planning as a Company Benefit
With professional financial planning, employees are able to maximize the use of company benefit plans and become more financially literate, and employers are able to benefit from a workforce free of financial stress. Learn how offering financial planning as a company benefit can benefit your business, as well as how to evaluate potential advisors for this service.

Choosing a Financial Professional to Manage Your Company's Retirement Plan
Deciding what to do with your own retirement plan is challenging enough—when you’re charged with caring for an entire company’s plan as a plan sponsor, the administrative, compliance and investment responsibilities associated with managing it may simply be too much. Hiring a financial advisor to help you through this process can allow you to attract and retain a better class of employees with a stellar, well-run retirement plan.

Establishing a Financial Wellness Program for Your Employees
As an employer, it can be hard to balance helping employees stay financially stable and helping your business do the same. Offering a financial wellness program through your company can provide a middle ground, helping employees maximize the use of company benefit plans and become more financially literate, and allowing employers to benefit from a workforce that is less stressed about personal financial issues.

Making the Most of HSA's: Best Practices for Encouraging HSA Enrollment
As the health savings account landscape grows larger, implementing a successful HDHP-HSA option for employees grows even more important. Learn what you can do to increase enrollment in these types of plans and help educate employees, cut insurance costs and offer a way for employees to lower their out-of-pocket health care costs.

How 401(k) Automatic Enrollment Can Affect Your Business
While automatic enrollment in a 401(k) can boost participation rates and potentially boost employees’ retirement savings, what can it do for your business? Learn how to weigh both the business benefits and potential pitfalls before offering auto enrollment for your company retirement plan—for some plan sponsors, it may mean potential savings, but for those without administrative capability, the potential for loss is also large.

401(k) Quick Guide for Employees
Have questions about your 401(k)? Take a look at this quick guide, which answers many of the most common questions about your retirement plan. Learn how much you can contribute, how your 401(k) affects your taxes, when you can withdraw your money and much more.

403(b) Quick Guide for Employees
Have questions about your 403(b)? Take a look at this quick guide, which answers many of the most common questions about your retirement plan. Learn how much you can contribute, how your 403(b) affects your taxes, when you can withdraw your money and much more.

Nondiscrimination: Can Your 401(k) Plan Pass the Test
A recent study revealed that tens of thousands of 401(k) plans have been failing their annual nondiscrimination tests. Is your plan ready? Read this short article to find out how current 401(k) plans are faring during annual testing and how a financial professional can help your plan be in the best shape it can be.

Beyond the Plan: Providing Income Options for Employees
Building up a retirement nest egg and building up a true retirement income are very different, and retirement income planning is something many people struggle with. Learn about the employer role in retirement income planning, including how it can help you stand out in the marketplace, your options for getting involved and some questions to get you started on choosing a retirement income offering.