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5 Tips to Prepare Your Business for a Natural Disaster

5 Tips to Prepare Your Business for a Natural Disaster

Natural disasters such as floods or hurricanes can happen suddenly at any time. The loss of essential records, files, and other materials during a disaster is commonplace and cannot only add to your... Read More

IPS Advisors August Retirement Report

Money Market Fund Reform: New Rules Fast Approaching     October 16, 2016, is just around the corner, when new Money Market... Read More

Top Ten Audit Issues for Retirement Plans

Top Ten Audit Issues for Retirement Plans

Following is a short list of common issues plan sponsors often face when undergoing an audit from the DOL or IRS. The good news is these issues can typically be avoided with the proper plan design and... Read More

“Post It or Pay” – Increased Penalty for Violating EEOC Posting Requirements

“Post It or Pay” – Increased Penalty for Violating EEOC Posting Requirements

Effective July 5, 2016, the maximum penalty for employers violating the notice-posting requirements under certain nondiscrimination laws enforced by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission... Read More

IPS Advisors July Retirement Report

Q2'16 Market Review: Brexit Takes Center Stage   U.S. equity finished positive for the quarter, after another bout of market volatility... Read More

Pump Up Your Wellness Program with a Personal Training Initiative

Pump Up Your Wellness Program with a Personal Training Initiative

(post by guest writer Brian K. Weese, CSCS, RMT / Paramount Performance) As a fitness coach and personal trainer for nearly 20 years, I work closely with business professionals and c-suite executives... Read More

Marketplace Notices: What Employers Should Know

Soon the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will begin notifying employers about employees receiving advance premium tax credits (APTC) or subsidies for 2016 on the ACA federally facilitated... Read More

IPS Advisors Packs 300 Box Lunches for Soldiers Angels

IPS Advisors Packs 300 Box Lunches for Soldiers Angels

IPS Advisors last week assembled 300 box lunches for Soldiers’ Angels, a nonprofit organization who provides aid and comfort to U.S. military, their families, and a growing veteran population. Employees... Read More

Fiduciary Rule Update: A Plan Sponsor's Q&A

Fiduciary Rule Update: A Plan Sponsor's Q&A

On April 8, 2016, after years of proposed regulation issuance, comment periods, drafting and anticipation, the Department of Labor (DOL) finally published new final guidance regarding the definition... Read More

IPS Advisors June Retirement Report

DC Plan Sponsors Say Less Is More in Investment Lineups   401(k) plan sponsors are consolidating the number of DC investment manager relationships... Read More