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Speaker: Robert M. Kaplan, CFP, CPC, QPA, APA, ING Retirement Services, Thornwood, NY “It’s my money and I want it now” is a common refrain from participants during turbulent economic times. Plan Administrators are faced with a constant barrage of loan requests, hardship withdrawal... READ MORE
NTSAA WebcastSpeakers: Daniel Gardner, Internal Revenue Service, Examinations and Ellie Lowder, TGPC, Consultant Primary focus will be on the meaning of, and how to provide effective opportunity for employees to participate in 403(b) plans.  Additionally, Dan and Ellie will cover the... READ MORE
Speakers: Adam C. Pozek, QPA, QKA, QPFC, DWC ERISA Consultants, LLC, Salem, NH & CariAnn J. Todd, CPA, BeachFleischman PC, Tucson, AZ Employee benefits plan audits can be challenging each year. When you take into account that CPAs and TPAs do not always speak the same language,... READ MORE
Speaker: Regina L. Farmer, Esq., Ferenczy + Paul LLP Overview of the IRS and DOL correction programs for retirement plans.Attendee Takeaways:Identify the Problem: What type of problem do you have and what is the risk to the Plan Identify the Program: What tools are available to fix the... READ MORE
Speaker: Ronald J. Triche, Esq., APM, ASPPA, Arlington, VA On August 29, 2013, IRS issued Revenue Ruling 2013-17 and two sets of FAQs regarding the treatment of same-sex married couples under the Internal Revenue Code.  The guidance, which is effective on September 16, 2013,... READ MORE
Speakers: Evan M. Rapp, ERPA, QPA, QKA, Managing Partner, RPG Consultants & Adam C. Pozek, ERPA, QPA, QPFC, DWC ERISA Consultants, LLC Keeping up with new and changing technology options is one of the biggest challenges facing business owners today.  In a world with so many... READ MORE
NAPA WebcastWebcast brought to you by:  Speakers: Brian H. Graff, Esq., APM, ASPPA & Judy A. Miller, MSPA, ASPPA In light of the significant activity in Washington affecting retirement plans, the scope of NAPA’s quarterly webcast has been expanded to include an update on all... READ MORE
Speakers: R. Bradford Huss, Esq. and Nicolas J. White Esq, Trucker Huss, APC, San Francisco, CA Many retirement plans operate through an administrative committee structure. The duties of the committee may cover both administrative and investment issues and these days includes reviewing... READ MORE
NTSAA WebcastSpeakers: Craig P. Hoffman, Esq., APM, ASPPA & Ronald J. Triche, Esq., APM, ASPPA As an influential leader in retirement policy, Craig Hoffman has a front row seat to all that is happening on Capitol Hill. Please join Craig for an in-depth discussion of pressing issues... READ MORE
Speaker: Lawrence C. Starr, CPC, QPFC, president/owner, Qualified Plan Consultants, Inc. Social Security is a maze of rules and regulations, very poorly understood by the public and, sad to say, many advisors. This session will correct many of the myths, educate & clarify for the... READ MORE
Speakers: Bruce L. Ashton, APM & C. Frederick Reish, Esq., Drinker, Biddle & Reath LLP Plan sponsors have a fiduciary duty to evaluate the quality of investment and administration services as well as the reasonableness of services and fees provided to a qualified retirement plan... READ MORE
NTSAA WebcastSpeakers: Ellie Lowder, TGPC, Consultant & Kent D. Schutte, CFP, TGPC, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF, President/CEO of EFS Advisors A growing number of employers are interested in making the Roth option available to their employees, but aren't sure the steps to take. Financial... READ MORE
ACOPA WebcastSpeakers: Judy A. Miller, MSPA, ASPPA & Carolyn Zimmerman, Internal Revenue Service This webcast will look at recent legislative and regulatory developments in the nation’s capital with the focus on issues important to pension actuaries and other defined benefit plan... READ MORE
NAPA Webcast Sponsored by:       Speaker: John Carl, Founder and President of Retirement Learning Center Capitalized under $25 million, small businesses represent more than 99% of all companies in America — and yet nearly 72% of small business... READ MORE
Speaker: William C. Grossman, QPA, ERPA, McKay Hochman Company, Inc. Required minimum distributions were simplified by the final RMD regulations of April 17, 2002, yet the RMD area is fraught with its own buzzwords, acronyms and nuances. RBD, RMD, Uniform Lifetime Table, Distribution... READ MORE
Speakers: Debra Moran, QPA, QKA, Director, Acropolis Investment Management, LLC & Adam C. Pozek, ERPA, QPA, QPFC, Partner, DWC ERISA Consultants, LLC That's not my job; I thought you were taking care of that! Wait a minute! I'm taking care of that; why are you getting involved? ... READ MORE
NTSAA WebcastSpeaker: Avaneesh K. Bhagat, Internal Revenue Service & Linda Segal Blinn, JD*, ING US, Vice President of Technical Services*Not a practicing attorney Whether you sponsor or work with a 403(b) plan, the IRS 403(b) Fix-It Guide can help 403(b) plans avoid common issues.  We... READ MORE
NAPA WebcastSpeakers: Steff Chalk, CEO of Fiduciary Consulting and Governance Group, Inc. and Executive Director of The Retirement Advisor University (TRAU) & David N. Levine, Principal, Groom Law Group, Chartered On December 10th at 2:00 PM ET, join top plan advisor Steve Dimitriou... READ MORE
Speaker:Karen Smith, Nova 401(k) Associates This webcast will provide an overview of recent professionalism/ethics developments for actuaries, review the continued education under the updated JBEA regulations and use of case studies to review enrolled actuaries' obligations under JBEA... READ MORE
Speakers: Kevin J. Donovan, CPA, EA, MSPA, Pinnacle Plan Design, LLC & Lauren R. Okum, ASA, EA, MAAA, MSPA, Premier Actuarial Solutions Cash balance pension plans are often the plan design of choice for new plans. While desirable, there are many intricacies that need to be... READ MORE