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Kidder Benefits Consultants Agrees to Sell Its Stock to Newport Group

Kidder Benefits Consultants, Inc. (KBC) and Newport Group, Inc. (Newport Group) announced today that they have entered into an agreement in which the shareholders of KBC will sell their stock to Newport Group.

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"). 

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Newport Group’s Directors of Non-Qualified Client Services

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.
 

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.
 

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.
 

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.
 

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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.
Trust and custody services provided by Newport Trust Company, a New Hampshire state chartered trust company and wholly owned subsidiary of Newport Group, Inc.