Retirement Plan Advisors

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A place for those who work with employer sponsored Retirement Plans to meet and discuss the industry.

Are y’all finding that HR is preoccupied with Coronavirus and not the (k) plan?

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How big is your RP book? Do you consider yourself a specialist?

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I’m 9 years in. Currently taking the educational requirement for CFP through American College. I feel like I can’t focus because I am not really learning anything. Any tips to keep eyes on prize?

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How is everyone approaching educating current and potential clients on the Secure Act?

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I have a village with 3 employees in a 457 plan. They want me to take over plan. Assets are under $200k. Who would take that?

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Is anyone familiar with Wharton Group in Florida? Is this a scam?

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Does anyone have a good book or resource on small business retirement plans that also explains the tax implications? Also, an easy tool that compares the options? EG: SEP, Solo 401k, DB plans...

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Has anyone used the Warton Group to purchase 401k leads? How was your experience?

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Where do you need the most support in your RP practice?

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For those who cold call on 401k plans, what is your approach?

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Which firms do good actuarial work for cash balance plans?

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Recently attended an FA conf. where there was discussion about 401(h) plans & their tax advantages. I know a variety of 401(k) providers available via my B/D but don’t know of 401(h) ones. Do you ?

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I’m finally taking steps to move from a service role into production. Nervous but excited. 401k plan background, so I plan to approach this market as a 401k specialist advisor. Best prospecting tips?

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How do RIA retirement plan focused advisors feel about taking on new advisors to your firm? What do you look for in candidates? I’d like to get out of my corporate role, curious if this makes sense

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Does anyone partner with any 401(k) robo-advisors like Guideline, Vestwell, Human Interest, Ubiquity, etc.? How are they compared to more established 401(k) providers? Pros/cons to any or all?

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Which Investment Analysis and Reporting System do you use? What are the pros/cons?

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Currently we only serve IRAs and brokerage accounts but our firm is looking to get into the retirement plan space. Can anyone offer advice, direction or a good place to learn more?

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So... how can I become more involved with MEPs?

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What are you doing to ensure profitability for small plans with limited comp?

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Hoping to have a conversation with my dentist’s business manager spouse tomorrow about their 401k. They haven’t priced their plan in 15 years. What documents do I need to ask for to do the research?

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