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401k roll-in blog posts
Auto Enrollment: The Unintended Consequences, Part II (Research)
In his December 1, 2015 article (The unintended consequence of 401(k) auto-enrollment), RCH CEO Spencer Williams exposes the linkage between auto enrollment and lower average account balances. Based on Form 5500 data, Williams' analysis presents some excellent examples of industries where average balances are significantly lower in plans that have adopted auto enrollment compared to plans that have not. RCH's Tom Hawkins follows up that article with his own analysis, extending Williams' earlier work.
The checklist you need to manage multiple retirement accounts
In his December 16th, 2015 article in MarketWatch, RCH's CEO Spencer Williams offers a year-end checklist for those retirement savers who have elected to leave qualified retirement savings accounts behind with their former employers.
Boomers: Consolidate Your Retirement Accounts Immediately!
In his 11/16/15 MarketWatch article Boomers need to consolidate retirement accounts immediately RCH President & CEO J. Spencer Williams notes that the baby boomer generation, which is closest to retirement age, stands to benefit the most from consolidating their retirement savings, vs. leaving their accounts behind at former employers.
Top 5 Mistakes That Participants Make When Changing Jobs
Chris Garza, RCH's Service and Consolidation Team Manager, provides insight into the top five mistakes that participants make when changing jobs.
Sponsors: "Pay It Forward" by Embracing Roll-Ins
We humans are not islands. Everything we do affects the people, neighborhoods and ecosystems around us in some way. One act of kindness for another person can inspire the recipient to perform a good deed for someone else, and through a ripple effect, many others can benefit.
Let a Roll-In Increase Your Retirement Income
In his 10/2/15 MarketWatch article Let a Roll-in Increase Your Retirement Income, RCH President & CEO J. Spencer Williams advises retirement savers to bring their savings with them, vs. leaving their accounts behind -- or worse, cashing out.
Think Twice Before Consolidating Your 401(k) Accounts on Your Own!
RCH's Spencer Pringle describes a traumatic event from his childhood and relates that experience to the (sometimes) difficult process of consolidating retirement savings on your own.
What To Look For In A Roll-In Service Provider
Warren Cormier, CEO of Boston Research Technologies, recently published a research study that revealed that a large majority of plan participants are receptive to consolidating their retirement savings accounts in their current plans.