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Meet the Team

Micah DiSalvo leads Newport Group's Retirement Sales Team. As Senior Vice President, Micah drives the company's strategic goals in the qualified retirement space.

Helping 401(k) Participants Invest More Effectively

"Retirement readiness" and "participant outcomes" have not only become buzzwords over the last fives years, they have become a key objective for many plan sponsors. Employers wanting to take a proactive approach toward helping employees prepare for retirement are learning that there is a great deal they can do to promote positive participant outcomes.

Behavioral Finance and Institutional Insurance: Utilizing Modern Financial Theory

Over the past two decades, many of the basic assumptions of traditional (neo-classical) economics have been questioned by the emergence of a new type of thinking: behavioral economics.

When Plan Design Pays Off: Plan Forfeitures

Most advisors understand that plan design has a big impact on participation and savings rates in a retirement plan. An aspect of plan design that may be less well-known but also has a big impact for plan sponsors is the plan forfeiture provision.

Tax Reform Update

An analysis of current tax reform proposals, both from the Administration and Congress, and their potential implications for retirement plans.

2017 Non-Qualified Deferred Compensation Survey: Prevalence of Plans Increases

A competitive executive compensation plan is becoming increasingly vital to attracting and retaining talented management, employers report in Newport Group's forthcoming 2017 non-qualified plan survey.

The State of Our Company

From our CEO Greg Tschider, an update about the state of our company as of mid-year 2017 -- covering both our continued growth and what's ahead for Newport Group.

Potential Tax Reform Implications for COLI and BOLI

Implications of the 2016 election relative to the taxation of life insurance, particularly the taxation of bank-owned life insurance (BOLI) and corporate owned life insurance (COLI).

Streamlined Plan Delivers Success

After declines in participation rates, Newport Group and its advisor partners helped a cabinet manufacturer build a better 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan.

New Design Options Yield Big Results

When an architectural/engineering firm wanted to increase plan participation and offer additional options to increase retirement savings, Newport Group and its advisor partner diagnosed a contemporary solution that delivered effective results.
 

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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 InterServ, LLC, an SEC-registered investment adviser. Newport Group Securities, Inc. and InterServ, 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 adviser. when offering variable insurance products, Newport Group Securities, Inc. acts solely in its capacity as a broker-dealer.
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