Simplifying Retirement

Setting up retirement plans can seem complex and intimidating. Follow along with us as we simplify the process, define terminology, reiterate important deadlines, and find solutions in an easy to understand method.

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Should You Support Your Employee’s Side Businesses?

As an employer, it may feel difficult to support your employee's side businesses.  But first, let’s dive into why it might be beneficial to your business by supporting them. The U.S is recognized for its great economy and hardworking population. Unfortunately, the...

Can Real Estate Investors Have A 401k Plan?

There are several ways to invest in real estate.  However, it depends on a few factors if real estate investors can have a 401k plan. While the joys of being a real estate investor are many, so are the stressors. One of the main stressors is that you have to plan for...

What Is A 401k Controlled Group? Here’s Everything You Need to Know.

If you're not sure exactly what is a 401k controlled group, this article will help you determine if you're businesses are in one.  In what seems like an ever-shrinking talent pool, being an employer that matches 401k contributions by your employees gives you an easier...

IRS Announces New 401k Contribution Limits For 2022

In the coming year of 2022, employers will look forward to the newly increased 401k contribution limits for their employees. According to the IRS Notice-2021-61, the limits of most defined contributions and defined benefit plans will be increased upwards. This also...
Can Real Estate Investors Have A 401k Plan?

Can Real Estate Investors Have A 401k Plan?

There are several ways to invest in real estate.  However, it depends on a few factors if real estate investors can have a 401k plan. While the joys of being a real estate investor are many, so are the stressors. One of the main stressors is that you have to plan for...

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What is a Mega Backdoor Roth 401k

What is a Mega Backdoor Roth 401k

Maybe you've heard of a mega backdoor Roth 401k already.  But, how do you navigate creating one as an employer with employees?  Read below as we answer the question, what is a mega backdoor Roth 401k, and how to navigate it as an employer. Saving for retirement is...

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Should ESG Investments Be Included In A 401k?

Should ESG Investments Be Included In A 401k?

The topic of adding ESG investments inside of a 401k plans has been a popular topic as of late. On March 10, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor announced its endorsement of two rules which had been on hold under the Trump administration. The first rule that will not...

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Employer Tax Benefits of a 401k

Employer Tax Benefits of a 401k

The 401k plan is among the most popular employer-sponsored retirement benefits plans in the United States. Data indicates that there were approximately 600,000 401k plans in 2020, with about 60 million active contributors.  In this article, we’ll discuss employer tax...

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Simple IRA vs. 401k | The Pitfalls of a Simple IRA

Simple IRA vs. 401k | The Pitfalls of a Simple IRA

Choosing between a Simple IRA vs. a 401k can be overwhelming. After all, the plan that you choose will determine the trajectory of your small business going forward. Among other things, your decision for a retirement plan will determine your: Own retirement prospects...

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Retirement Plan Options

Traditional 401K
  • Allows the owner to mold the plan around the goals of the company.
  • Can create your own matching and vesting schedule.
  • Multiple Investment Options.
  • Choice of Record Keeper.
  • Both Pre-tax and Roth options inside the plan.
  • Compliance and administration Support.

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Safe Harbor 401K
  • Allows the owner to maximize contributions without relying on high employee participation.
  • “Turn-key” matching and vesting options for easy compliance testing.
  • Multiple Investment Options.
  • Both Pre-tax and Roth Options inside the plan.
  • Choice of Record Keeper.
  • Compliance and adminstration Support

IMPORTANT DEADLINE: If you want to start a Safe Harbor 401(k)s before the end of the year, there is a deadline of October 1st.

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Simple IRA
  • “Turn-key” matching and vesting options.
  • Pre-tax contributions only.
  • Multiple Investment Options.
  • Your choice of employment qualification into the plan.
  • No administration costs.

IMPORTANT DEADLINE: If you want to start a Simple IRA before the end of the year, there is a deadline of October 1st.

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Individual 401K
  • Will allow the owner to contribute 100% of your income up to a certain point.
  • Allows the company to match your contribution.
  • Multiple Investment Options.
  • Choice of Pre-tax or Roth Contributions.
  • Compliance Support

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SEP IRA
  • Allows the owner to contribute up to 25% of your income.
  • All contributions are pre-tax.
  • Employee contributions are NOT allowed. (employer must do same amount of contribution as their own)
  • Multiple Investment Options.
  • Compliance Support

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Payroll Deducted IRA
  • Gives your company the feel of a retirement plan for your employees, even if you’re not quite ready for a 401k.
  • Allows your employees to contribute towards retirement straight out of their paycheck.
  • Choice of Pre-tax or Roth contributions.
  • Matching contributions from the employer are not required.
  • Easy online portal for the employer to submit employee contributions.
  • No administration or compliance required.

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