Any Individual or entity with discretionary authority over a 401(k) plan’s administration or investments is considered a “fiduciary” to that plan. 401(k) plan fiduciaries ordinarily include the employer, trustees, and investment advisers. Attorneys, accountants, recordkeepers, brokers and insurance agents are generally not fiduciaries. The key to determining whether an individual or an entity is a […]Read more
Overpaying for a 401(k) could lead to serious consequences like being sued or postponing retirement. Business owners do this all the time. They’ll hire a 401(k) provider without fully understanding their fees. Even when they know that paying excessive 401(k) fees could get them sued or force plan participants – including themselves – to work […]Read more
Shore Financial Planning is a fee-only financial advisor based in Monmouth Beach, New Jersey. As a fee-only/commission-free/flat-fee financial planner, I do not sell products or collect commissions. I am a fiduciary financial planner that specializes in tax-focused planning as a CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT (CPA), and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ CFP® professional. I serve clients in New Jersey and remotely throughout the U.S.A.