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The 2021 Retirement Plan Contribution Limits

DWC 10/26/20
Extra! Extra! The IRS has released the 2021 contribution limits. Since not everyone was awaiting them quite as eagerly as we were, here is a quick summary.
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Defined Benefit vs. Defined Contribution: A Cash Balance Plan Primer

DWC 07/9/20
  Welcome to Cash Balance Corner! We've created this bi-monthly column to teach you everything you need to know about defined benefit and cash balance plans in order to help you make the best possible decisions about your company retirement plan. Because a cash balance plan is a type of defined benefit (DB) plan, we'll start with a primer on the ...
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DWC News Update | The CARES Act: Federal Coronavirus Relief

DWC 03/30/20
On Friday afternoon, March 27th, Congress passed, and the President signed, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act - sweeping legislation intended to provide much-needed relief due to the coronavirus public health emergency.  At nearly 1,000 pages in total, the legislation covers a lot of ground in a many areas.  With ...
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How Can We Create More Flexibility in our Cash Balance Plan Contributions?

DWC 03/17/20
Facts We are considering adopting a new cash balance plan.  We really like the higher contribution amounts, but we keep hearing that the contributions are fairly rigid and inflexible.
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The 2020 Retirement Plan Contribution Limits

DWC 11/6/19
The IRS has released the 2020 contribution limits! Since not everyone was awaiting them quite as eagerly as we were, here is a quick summary.
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What is the PBGC & Does it Cover our Cash Balance Plan?

DWC 04/9/19
Facts Our company is thinking of setting up a cash balance plan.  In our research about what that entails, we keep running into information about the PBGC and paying premiums.
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Are There Risks to Contributing More Than the Minimum to a Cash Balance Plan?

DWC 01/29/19
Facts I set up a cash balance plan two years ago and have put in the minimum required contribution each year. Now, in my third year, I would like to make the maximum deductible contribution, which is double the amount of the minimum.
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The 2019 Retirement Plan Contribution Limits

DWC 11/1/18
The IRS has released the 2019 contribution limits! Since not everyone was awaiting them quite as eagerly as we were, here is a quick summary.
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Decoding the Alphabet Soup: What's With All the Acronyms? | Part 1

DWC 07/24/18
Facts People in the retirement plan business sure do like their acronyms.  All these letters get thrown around, and I do not know what half of them mean.
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Can I Keep My Retirement Plan After I Sell My Business?

DWC 12/12/17
Facts I recently sold my business, and all of my employees went to work for the buyer. My goal is to continue working for a period of time, but I do not expect to hire any more employees.
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