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Understanding your retirement options: Group trust vs. IRA-based plans

Are you confused or overwhelmed by retirement options for your business? Don’t worry—you’re not alone. In fact, about 30% of small business owners report they’re unaware of their retirement options. To help you grasp the ABCs of retirement, we’ll provide a broad overview of basic retirement paths to help you gain a better understanding of basic options to consider for you and your employees.

Fiduciary responsibility

Another trend we’re currently witnessing is with regards to the fiduciary responsibilities associated with establishing and maintaining workplace retirement savings plans.  While federal law has imposed fiduciary responsibilities on various parties involved with workplace retirement savings for over 40 years, there has historically been a fair degree of uncertainty concerning the circumstances under which financial organizations (e.g., banks, insurance companies, broker/deale