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Consolidation Corner Blog
Consolidation Corner is the Retirement Clearinghouse (RCH) blog, and features the latest articles and bylines from our executives, addressing important retirement savings portability topics.
One 2017 New Year’s Resolution for Plan Sponsors: Encourage Roll-Ins
As 2016 draws to a close, most observers will reflect upon the events that have dominated retirement industry news coverage: the Fiduciary Rule, the 10-year anniversary of the Pension Protection Act, and the Presidential election. These events will clearly shape plan sponsors’ activities and priorities for the New Year.
Miracle on Retirement StreetIn his latest article in MarketWatch, RetireMentor and RCH CEO Spencer Williams gets us into the festive, holiday spirit by showcasing the “miracle” of compound interest. Compound interest is particularly relevant to retirement savers, whose nest eggs will incubate over a career.
Preventing retirement plan leakage: An infrastructure project that saves trillions
The recent U.S. Presidential election brought renewed focus upon large infrastructure projects: massive, capital-intensive efforts required to rebuild America’s roads, bridges, railways and airports. Desperately needed, these projects could cost taxpayers hundreds of billions, perhaps even trillions of dollars.
The ABCs of Uncashed 401(k) Distribution Checks
This video presentation is designed to give the viewer a basic understanding of the problem of uncashed 401(k) distribution checks.
What is Synthetic Tenure, and Why is it Important?
The easiest way for a plan participant to achieve lifetime participation in the U.S. retirement system is to work for the same employer for 40 years or more.
A Roll-In in Time Saves Far More Than Nine
In his latest MarketWatch RetireMentors column, RCH CEO Spencer Williams modifies the familiar proverb “a stitch in time saves nine” for the benefit of 401(k) savers who have multiple retirement savings accounts. A roll-in becomes the equivalent of the stitch, saving participants considerable time and money as they change jobs.
What Plan Sponsors Can Do to Plug 401(k) Plan Leakage
This video presentation is designed to provide qualified retirement plan sponsors with an overview of key actions that they can take in order to help reduce 401(k) plan leakage.
All Aboard the Retirement Train
It’s ironic that, as we observe another “National Save for Retirement Week,” the retirement system we have in this country isn’t really a “system” at all.