401k roll-in blog posts


Sep
13
2016

Consolidation: Make the Smart Decision the Easiest Decision

"Make the smart decision the easiest decision" seems like an obvious goal for plan sponsors when designing participant-directed retirement plans, and it's certainly driven the rapid adoption of the autos auto enrollment, auto deferral escalation, and auto investment options, such as target-date funds and managed accounts.

Sep
07
2016

Making Your Day, Re-Visited: When Retirement Savers' Luck Runs Out

In his most recent article in MarketWatch, RCH's Spencer Williams reprises last year's 7/10/15 article where he channeled Clint Eastwood's iconic movie hero "Dirty Harry" Callahan.

Sep
02
2016

A Plan Sponsor's Guide to Supporting Roll-ins

Plan sponsors are becoming more-and-more familiar with the concept of rollover contributions, otherwise known as roll-ins. Yet, few plan sponsors truly understand what it takes to implement an effective roll-in program that properly informs, encourages and supports plan participants in undertaking roll-in transactions. This video provides plan sponsors with a basic understanding of the elements required to properly establish and support a roll-in program.

Aug
15
2016

The ABCs of Roll-ins

This video presentation is designed to give the viewer a basic understanding of the concepts of qualified plan roll-in contributions.

Jun
06
2016

Advice college graduates won't hear at commencement: "Strive for 25"

As they set out into the working world, RCH President & CEO Spencer Williams counsels the Class of 2016 on the importance of developing good saving habits from the very beginning. Using the phrase "Strive for 25" Williams notes that the $25,000 retirement savings threshold is a critical milestone that all graduates should target.

May
02
2016

What the DOL's Fiduciary Rule doesn't say

The Department of Labor's much-anticipated Fiduciary Rule is ushering in many changes across the retirement services landscape, and the new rules governing the "what, how and why" for advice at the time of a participant's job change will undoubtedly transform the rollover-to-IRA market. However, a closer reading of the Fiduciary Rule sends a clear, if unstated, signal to plan sponsors, financial advisors and record-keepers' absent a compelling reason to roll over to an IRA, keep participants invested in a qualified defined contribution plan throughout their working lives.

Apr
28
2016

Say What? The Arcane Lingo of Retirement Savings Portability

In virtually any area of specialty, a unique jargon evolves that is highly-specific to that field. To insiders using the lingo every day, it seems familiar and perfectly normal. To outside observers, it can feel like a foreign language -- with words, terms and acronyms that make no sense.

Apr
04
2016

Roll-In Services are a Slam Dunk for Sponsors & Participants

In his April 1st, 2016 article in MarketWatch, RCH's CEO Spencer Williams describes the sting that retirement savers feel -- not once, but twice -- when they choose to cash out their 401(k) savings.

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