Sample Topics

A discussion of how important it is for advisors and plan sponsors to manage the loan and distribution processes, or face the legal or practical consequences.

Whether you sponsor or work with a 403(b) plan, the IRS 403(b) Fix-It Guide can help 403(b) plans avoid common issues.  We will discuss the top issues identified by the IRS, the appropriate correction method, and the importance of internal controls.

A growing number of employers are interested in making the Roth option available to their employees, but aren’t sure the steps to take. Financial Advisors and Third Party Administrators can not only help engage and direct the employer, but can provide vital comparative information to eligible employees.  Everyone benefits – the employer with increased participation; the employee with new motivation to get started on retirement savings, and the financial advisor with increased production – and, a new relationship with the employer.

As an influential leader in retirement policy, Craig Hoffman has a front row seat to all that is happening on Capitol Hill. Please join Craig for an in-depth discussion of pressing issues which are of great concern to the retirement industry. What will be the impact of tax reform and deficit reduction on 403(b) and other employee benefit plans?

Primary focus will be on the meaning of, and how to provide effective opportunity for employees to participate in 403(b) plans.  Additionally, Dan and Ellie will cover the problem areas of loans and hardship withdrawals, including what the audits are uncovering; and, how to avoid violations.

Primary focus will be on the meaning of, and how to provide effective opportunity for employees to participate in 403(b) plans.  Additionally, Dan and Ellie will cover the problem areas of loans and hardship withdrawals, including what the audits are uncovering; and, how to avoid violations.