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Is a Solo 401k a Good Idea?

HR Digest

This mini-guide explores whether a solo 401k is a good idea for individuals like you. But how does a solo 401k work? And who qualifies for a solo 401k? What happens to solo 401k when you’re no longer self-employer? So, let’s dive into the details and answer the question, “Is a Solo 401k a good idea?”

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What happens to 401k if furloughed?

HR Digest

If you’re furloughed, does that mean your 401k is canceled? In a sentence: no, your furlough pay reduction does not lead to 401k cancellation. Your 401k is yours, and it stays yours. In this article, you should know that furlough and 401(k) are two different things. How is your 401(k) affected by furloughs?

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ESOPs and 401(k)s: A Comparative Guide

HR Digest

Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) and 401(k) plans are both popular retirement savings plans, but there are some key differences between the two. This article compares ESOPs and 401(k)s in terms of funding, investment options, risk, tax benefits, and other factors.

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Pros & Cons Of Auto-enrolling Employees In A 401(k) Program

Genesis HR Solutions

Should you auto-enroll your employees into your company’s 401(k) program? Automatic enrollment is exactly what it sounds like—you, the employer, automatically enroll your employees into your organization’s 401(k) plan. The 401(k) is pre-tax. You don’t need to shake a magic eight ball to make a decision.

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Tenth Circuit Adopts “Meaningful Benchmark” Pleading Standard in Dismissing Challenges to 401(k) Plan Fees

Proskauer's Employee Benefits & Executive Compensa

In a case of first impression in the Tenth Circuit, the Court recently joined the chorus of circuit courts in holding that a 401(k) plan participant alleging excessive investment management or recordkeeping fees must assert a “meaningful benchmark” in order to survive a motion to dismiss. The case is Matney v. Barrick Gold , No.

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IRS Proposes 401(k) Plan Regulations Implementing Long-Term Part-Time Employee Eligibility Requirements

Proskauer's Employee Benefits & Executive Compensa

The day after Thanksgiving, while many of us were fortunate enough to be reaching for leftover pie, the IRS released proposed regulations implementing the requirement that 401(k) plan sponsors permit “long-term part-time employees” to make elective contributions to a 401(k) plan. Who is a long-term part-time employee?

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Top 10 401(k) Providers in 2023

HR Lineup

One of the cornerstones of retirement planning is the 401(k) plan, and choosing the right provider can significantly impact your financial future. In this article, we’ll explore the top 10 401(k) providers for 2023, each offering unique features and benefits to help you make an informed decision. What is a 401(k)?

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