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Mid-Year Reviews to Prevent Year-End Headaches

Advisors can help their clients ensure their retirement plan meets IRS compliance requirements and is prepared for a potential IRS audit. This support can also help satisfy their fiduciary responsibility under ERISA..
 

Compensation Trend Insights

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

BOLI Market Update for Q1 2022

The demand for bank-owned life insurance (BOLI) was strong in 2021. Newport experts anticipate a similar appetite for BOLI for the first quarter of 2022 and beyond.

Our Commitment to Protecting Your Data 

Newport understands how important information and data security is to your business and ours. The trust you place in us to protect your important and often confidential information forms the foundation of our long-term relationship, and we understand our obligations to manage it effectively and securely.
 

Keeping Up With Wages is More Important Than Ever in Today's Tight Labor Market

How can employers keep their finger on the pulse of competitive pay in today’s highly competitive labor market? Newport's Compensation Consulting experts show you how.

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.

Plan Design Features to Drive Higher Savings Rates

Plan sponsors have several plan design options to help drive stronger participant savings outcomes. Newport's experts share insight on strategies that can help them find the right balance between helping employees prepare for retirement and staying on budget with plan expenses.

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.

Impacted by the Great Resignation? Turn it Into the Great Retention

Are you impacted by the Great Resignation? Newport's experts reveal how to turn it into the Great Retention with winning compensation and benefits strategies. 

Managing Compensation and Benefits in a Competitive Labor Market

Compensation, Retirement and Benefits (CRB) programs are a crucial factor for recruiting and retaining top talent in 2021. Looking ahead to 2022, employers need to strategize about how to keep compensation and benefits programs competitive, while ensuring alignment with strategic company goals.

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