Topic: Advisor Resources

Big Plans for Small Businesses

Newport partnered with PAi and Jennifer Kiffmeyer of the Retirement Learning Center to present a free webinar focused on how retirement plans can help small businesses achieve their goals. The webinar qualified for one hour of CE credit towards the CIMA®, CPWA®, CIMC®, and RMA® certifications and the CFP® designation.

Compensation Trend Insights

The latest analysis of compensation and benefits trends that advisors can use to assist their clients.

Help Your Clients Put a Plug on Retirement Plan Leakage

The ability to access retirement savings in a financial emergency is a safety net that many employers want to provide for their employees. But most employers also want to strike a careful balance so that early access to retirement savings – referred to as plan leakage – doesn’t harm their employees’ chances of accumulating adequate retirement savings. Here are strategies that you can use to decrease plan leakage.

401(k) Nondiscrimination Testing: Balancing a Top Heavy Determination

A top-heavy determination can cast a bigger shadow than it should for those who may not be aware of the rules surrounding this nondiscrimination test for qualified retirement plans. Here's how you can help employers better understand top-heavy rules.

PEPs: Is Last Year's Rookie This Year's All-Star?

A year ago, there was both enthusiasm and skepticism about how the Pooled Employer Plan (PEP) would fit into the market and your practice. In this webinar, Newport's experts answered advisors' questions about how PEPs are faring in the marketplace and how advisors can use them to build their business.

Add Value by Helping Plan Sponsors Develop a Fiduciary Calendar

Advisors can add value to their retirement plan support services by helping plan sponsors develop a strategy for satisfying their fiduciary duties under ERISA. Here's how to educate your plan sponsor clients about the importance of setting a schedule to complete fiduciary tasks, create a list of topics to address, and whom to invite to their meetings. 

2022 IRS Plan Limits

The IRS announced its cost-of-living adjustments (COLA) for 2022. These limits are important for both tax-qualified retirement plans as well as many non-qualified plans.

BOLI Opportunities and Market Update

Watch Now: In this webinar designed for advisors, Newport's experts discuss opportunities in the bank-owned life insurance (BOLI) market, even after unprecedented 2021 BOLI sales have led to some unique challenges.
 

Have Your Clients Considered a PEP Yet?

Have your plan sponsor clients asked you whether they should be considering a Pooled Employer Plan (PEP)? If you don’t offer your own Pooled Employer Plan (PEP), you can find out about the key benefits of the Newport Secure Retirement PEP and how it may be an appropriate retirement solution to offer your clients.
 

A Preview for Financial Advisors of Our Upcoming CRB Trends Report

Remote work and flexible work arrangements, wellness programs and financial education were among the top trends observed across industry reports, including Newport’s annual Compensation, Retirement and Benefits Trends Report. Check out a preview here.
 

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