TITLE

With planning, you can keep 401(k)s safe and attractive

AUTHOR(S)
Durkin, Karen
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);9/29/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 39, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article emphasizes the importance of planning for U.S. employers who have added 401(k) plans as part of the benefits package offered to employees. It is noted that when employers offer 401(k) benefits to their employers, they are required to help protect the assets as well as the financial integrity of the plans. A quality audit is recommended as a way to ensure the plan's financial integrity.
ACCESSION #
35015695

 

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