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    Roth vs Traditional 401K - Which is Best?

    Let's say your company offers a 401K with both Traditional and ROTH investment options. Which one should you choose?

    CARES Act 401K Relief Options for Participants

    Did you know you can access monetary funds through your 401k without penalty if you need immediate funds due to the coronavirus? See details.

    401K Volatility in a Pandemic: What to Do?

    While many investors watch their 401k funds drop during a pandemic, there's no reason to panic! The market has recovered time and time again.

    401K Loan - good or bad idea?

    Taking a loan from your 401k may seem like a good idea but might bring consequence that can slow down your retirement plans.

    Employer Penalties Increase for Federal Law Violations

    The DOL announced an increase to employer penalties for noncompliance with federal laws. See what the price per infraction is as of Jan 15, 2020.

    Can You Claim the Saver's Credit on Your Taxes?

    Even if you already contribute to a retirement plan, you may be a fit for the savers credit, an added tax credit that's open to all workers

    Is your 401k plan at risk of a lawsuit?

    Lawsuits against employers who provide an inadequate 401k plan are on the rise, and it’s because these simple steps have been continuously overlooked.


    Putting the HUMAN back in Human Resources