Leverage Legal Expertise

Leverage legal expertise

Put the law on your side. Access our white papers developed in partnership with the Wagner Law Group – a noted authority on retirement plan litigation. Gain expert perspectives on key topics impacting plan sponsors. New white papers are offered on a quarterly basis.

Featured Resources


Expanding Your Plan's Fixed Income Options - Is Your IPS Ready?

Whitepaper outlining how a retirement plan's Investment Policy Statement (IPS) may be revised to add flexibility to traditional fixed income options. Includes a fixed income checklist for a Plan’s IPS.


Don't Take Your Plan For Granted - Fiduciary Misconceptions

Whitepaper explaining five misconceptions of a retirement plan sponsor's duty. Includes a plan sponsor self-assessment and checklist.


What's The Plan for Your Plan

Whitepaper detailing 401(k) plans and other similar tax-qualified retirement plans for employers. Includes instructions for using metrics and a checklist to evaluate a plan's level of success.


Helpful Tips to Prepare for a Retirement Plan Audit

Whitepaper offering insights to help plan sponsors and advisors prepare for a plan audit by providing a road map to help determine whether an audit is required, whether it can be limited in scope, what that means for the plan and how to select an auditor with the proper expertise.


What is Reasonable? Practical Tips for Evaluating Fees and Expenses of Plan Investments

Guide to governance of retirement plan fees and practical tips for evaluating fees and expenses of plan investments.


Wagner Law Group Next Generation IRAs

Compares new types of IRAs including myRA, state mandated IRAs and private sector payroll IRA programs.

Addressing Client Needs

In retirement planning, both you and your clients have to face challenges and make important decisions. Our inclusive resources offer insights into productive communication; critical tips on maintaining and evaluating plans; and access to regulatory resources.

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