Author: North Pier

COVID-19 Update: Italy Improves, Potentially Signaling Virus Suppression Is Coming Soon

We have yet another day of better news out of Italy. New cases there have clearly leveled out and are now potentially…

COVID-19 Update | The CARES Act & The Virus’s Progression

This week has brought us some welcome clarity in a few areas of the virus-related fog, as well as some relief in…

How Investors, Advisors, and Sponsors Are Navigating COVID-19 (Benefits Pro)

Managing Partner Jim Scheinberg recently spoke with BenefitsPro about institutional investors, the markets, plan sponsor tips, volatility, and more. Investors of all kinds are…

COVID-19 Update | A Data Driven Analysis

As I mentioned in our letter to clients last Friday, these are unprecedented times. I again want to acknowledge that the SARS-CoV-2…

What to Know About DB Plan Administration (PLANSPONSOR)

Managing Partner Jim Scheinberg recently spoke with PLANSPONSOR on what plan sponsors should understand about DB plan administration, the interplay of providers, and…

Retirement Legislation Update – The SECURE Act

Winter 2019/2020 Fiduciary Commentary By: Brant Griffin, February 28, 2020 The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act of 2019,…

RFP Academy: Don’t Get Short-Changed By Your Short List

A common pitfall fiduciaries face when assembling their candidate pool for an RFP is to develop their short list based mostly on…

All Quiet on the Far Eastern Front…of the Trade War

Winter 2019/2020 Market & Economic Commentary By: Jim Scheinberg – February 17, 2020 Well, the trade war is over…at least for now.…

Lost That Lovin’ Feeling for Your Retirement Plan Advisor? Take our Quiz!

Lost that lovin’ feeling… for your retirement plan advisor? Maybe it’s that seven year itch. Our Valentine’s Day quiz will help you…

RFP Academy: Amateur Hour

Your RFP says a lot about you. If it’s not tight and thorough, many vendors will assume that you are not a…