Entries by Jane Slaughter

Are All 401(k) Plans Equal?

The 401(k) Plan- Even with the best intentions, and with good returns, when it comes to meeting plan sponsors’ fiduciary responsibilities, it’s just not enough. Although a strong 401(k) plan can be a great retention tool for employers trying to hold onto valuable employees, liability tends to go well beyond poorly performing investments. In fact, […]

New ACA Guidance Has Some Employers Re-thinking Their Health Plans

The DOL’s latest FAQ No. 27 on Obamacare has handed down the word on Embedded vs. Non-Embedded family health plans and is causing a lot of employers to re-examine their 2016 health plans. In 2016, new out-of-pocket limits will take effect for non-grandfathered health plans. The single coverage limit rises to $6,850, and the family […]