ERISA Plan Administration – New Remote Options

ERISA Plan Administration – New Remote Options

Reading Time: 3 minutes The impact of COVID-19 containment efforts has left many Dallas and Houston businesses relying on technology to manage employees, connect with vendors/suppliers, and generate new opportunities with customers. The use of platforms such as Zoom,...
DOL Adopted Additional Safe Harbor for Plan Administrators

DOL Adopted Additional Safe Harbor for Plan Administrators

Reading Time: 2 minutes During the end of May, the US Department of Labor (DOL) adopted a new and additional safe harbor allowing plan administrators to use electronic media, as a default, to furnish covered documents to participants and beneficiaries.  The adoption...
CARES Act – Employee Benefit Provisions

CARES Act – Employee Benefit Provisions

Reading Time: 5 minutes COVID-19 Benefit Plan Opportunities The CARES Act includes retirement-based provisions which ease retirement plan hardship and loan regulations in order to make retirement funds available to individuals impacted by the pandemic.   The final...
SECURE Act Changes Impact on Plan Sponsors

SECURE Act Changes Impact on Plan Sponsors

Reading Time: 5 minutes For many Texas companies a 401(k), 403(b) or other retirement plan is a benefit that employees and recruits have come to expect. When combined with an employer match option, which many of these plans feature, it creates a powerful retirement...