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2018/2019 Compensation, Retirement, and Benefits (CRB) Trends Report

Newport Group's Compensation Consulting team has issued our 2018/2019 CRB Trends Report. It features key survey data as well as commentary and analysis of the latest trends and strategies for managing compensation, retirement and benefits programs. Click here to read our Executive Summary.

Long-Term Performance of General Account BOLI

Newport Group recently conducted a study of General Account BOLI policies to see how they performed versus comparable bank-eligible options. Find out how these BOLI policies fared.
 

Advisor Best Practices: Providing Fiduciary Education to Plan Sponsors

Many employers rely on a financial professionals to help select and monitor investment options for the retirement plan they offer to their employees. But being an advisor allows you to offer more than investment expertise and benchmarking support. You can also provide valuable assistance to your plan sponsor clients by educating them about their fiduciary responsibilities.
 

Highlights from Our 2018-19 Compensation, Retirement and Benefits Trends Report

Using flexible approaches for recruiting, rewarding and retaining talent. Finding “critical” value in non-qualified deferred compensation plans. And turning more frequently to high deductible health plans (HDHPs). These are just a few of the findings from Newport Group’s Compensation, Retirement and Benefits (CRB) Trends Report for 2018-19.
 

Newport Group Takes Center Stage at NAPA’s Non-Qualified Advisor Conference

Our industry leading expertise in non-qualified plans played a major role at a major industry event. Find out more, and learn how you can partner with us in the non-qualified marketplace.
 

Meet the Team

Newport Group’s Directors of Non-Qualified Client Services

New Hardship Rules, Other Statutory Changes Reflected in Newly Proposed 401(k) Regulations

The Treasury Department has issued proposed regulations that provide guidance on changes to the hardship distribution rules made by the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 ("BBA"). 

2019 IRS Pension Plan Limits

Each year, the Internal Revenue Service publishes updated dollar limitations for tax-qualified defined benefit a defined contribution plans. The limits are important for tax-qualified plans, as well as many non-qualified plans. The IRS announced that there will be cost of living adjustments to certain of the qualified plan limitations for 2019.

Good Pay Programs Allow Your Employees to Focus on Retirement Plan Participation

Pay programs are the guidelines, policies and practices employers use to determine employee pay. Why not leverage your pay program to encourage employee retirement plan participation?

Coming in 2019: A Sneak Peek at Newport Group's Managed Account Portfolio Service

Newport Group has been developing a managed account service, called MAPS, that we plan to launch in 2019. Read on for an exclusive sneak peek at this exciting new product.

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Newport Group, Inc. and its affiliates provide recordkeeping, plan administration, trust and custody, consulting, fiduciary consulting, insurance and brokerage services. Fiduciary consulting services are provided through Newport Group Securities, Inc., an SEC-registered investment adviser and FINRA-registered broker-dealer, and Newport Group Consulting, LLC, an SEC-registered investment adviser. Newport Group Securities, Inc. and Newport Group Consulting, LLC are affiliates of Newport Group, Inc. All securities transactions are provided through Newport Group Securities, Inc., in its role as broker-dealer. All fiduciary consulting services are provided through the registered investment advisers. When offering variable insurance products, Newport Group Securities, Inc. acts solely in its capacity as a broker-dealer. Trust and custody services provided by Newport Trust Company, a New Hampshire state chartered trust company and wholly owned subsidiary of Newport Group, Inc.