Category: Fiduciary

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,…

The First Question Plan Sponsors Should Ask When Negotiating and Reviewing a Service Agreement

When negotiating or refreshing a service agreement with your retirement plan advisor or consultant, there’s one main question all organizations should ask:…

3 Things Plan Sponsors Should Know About Advisors Who Won’t Stop Calling (BenefitsPro)

North Pier’s Managing Partner Jim Scheinberg‘s explores why advisors won’t stop calling plan sponsors in his latest article for Benefits Pro.  Annually, Fidelity…

SEC Adopts Best Interest Regulations | Summer 2019 Fiduciary Commentary

By: Brant Griffin SEC Adopts Best Interest Regulations On June 5, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission voted to adopt Regulation Best…

Jim Scheinberg was a special guest on Enterprise Radio hosted by Rick Unser, on Fiduciary Process Mindset, & Foresight

Click here to listen to the podcast. Rick & Jim kick things off by addressing what role a 401(k) expert witness actually…

Fiduciary Commentary | Fall 2015

By: Brant Griffin – November 11, 2015 State Based Retirement Plans Numerous studies have illustrated the grim savings statistics of America’s workforce. Among…

Great Scott! It’s Back to the Future Day! ERISA Edition

Back to the Future II turned out to be about as accurate as Nostradamus in its predictions about October 21, 2015. Yes,…

Fiduciary Commentary | Spring 2015

By: Brant Griffin – May 19, 2015 DOL Proposes Revised Fiduciary Rule Currently, the law governing standards of conduct for those performing…

Fiduciary Commentary | Winter 2014/2015

By: Brant Griffin – February 16, 2015 On February 2, 2015 the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget was released by the White House.…

IRS Announces 2015 Cost-of-Living Adjustments

By: Brant Griffin – November 6, 2014 On October 23, 2014 the IRS announced this year’s retirement-related cost of living adjustments. Because…