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5 Management Responsibilities that Aid the Sales Process

Maintaining an honest dialogue with members of all management team positions during the negotiations can help lead to a successful outcome.

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Consensus Decision Making: How Much Compromise is Too Much? 

In the decision making process, trying too hard to achieve consensus leads to suboptimal results. Consensus decision making should include the best of everyone’s input.

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How Small Businesses Benefit from the SECURE Act

Congress may soon pass the SECURE Act, which would increase retirement plan flexibility and award tax credits to small businesses.

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Know When It’s Time to Switch Your Retirement Plan Service Provider

Evaluate Your 401(k) Service Provider with These Questions The new year is a great time to take stock of your company offerings, and for plan sponsors, that should include a thorough review of your retirement plan provider. With fiduciary duty on the line, not taking the time to carefully review and make any changes can […]

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Investing in People: Upgrade Your Company’s Engine

Will investing in your employees increase productivity and drive growth? Or will training employees drain resources that will be lost when they leave?

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4 Steps All Companies Should Take to Protect Themselves from a 401(k) lawsuit 

401(k) lawsuits are on the rise. Take these four important steps to ensure retirement plan options are transparent and reasonable.

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Not Knowing Your Retirement Account’s Fees Can Cost You Plenty

As a retirement plan sponsor, can you justify its mutual fund fees? Find out how to identify and assess plan fees to the benefit of employees.

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ESOPs: Tax Advantages of an Employee Stock Ownership Plan

Employees Have Retirements Staked on Company Success An employee stock ownership plan, commonly referred to as an ESOP, offers a range of benefits for sponsor companies, in addition to its owners and employees. As a qualified employee benefit plan, an ESOP is designed to provide retirement benefits to employees, and is similar to that of […]

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Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs): Meeting Business Succession Objectives

Does Legacy Rate Higher with You, or Pure Profit? Thinking about selling your business? Is maintaining its integrity and mission more important to you than pure profit? Then an Employee Stock Ownership Plan may be something to consider. Some business owners simply want to derive the highest value from the sale of their company, and […]

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Employers of Foreign National Workers Need to Know This About Employer Site Visits

An introduction to Employer Site Visits It is nearly impossible to imagine the modern U.S. workplace without foreign nationals. Companies across the nation, in a wide variety of industries, rely on their specialized knowledge and invaluable professional experience to remain competitive in the global market.  According to the 2016 US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey […]

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