Topic Archive: News

Q4 Pension Pontifications

DWC | 12/6/18

All of us here at DWC thrive on the really geeky stuff, and some of the best discussions start with our pontifications about how different topics impact our clients and our industry.  We decided to bring the best of those conversations to you, still with a touch of geekiness but also distilled into easily digested, bite-sized pieces.

This quarter we're taking a look at fraudulent distributions and breaking down what to expect from Washington in the coming months. (Crystal ball not included.)  - As originally published in our Q4 401(k) Q&A Update newsletter

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Joe Nichols Joins DWC as Firm Actuary

DWC | 12/3/18

SAVANNAH, MO – December 3, 2018 –  DWC - The 401(k) Experts, an industry leader in providing 401(k) plan compliance, defined benefit services, consulting services and third-party plan administration, has hired Joe Nichols as the firm’s first in-house actuary.

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Breaking News: Hardship Distributions Becoming Even Less of a Hardship Than Previously Expected

DWC | 11/13/18

Nearly a year after Congress passed changes to the hardship distribution rules in the Bipartisan Budget Act and the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the IRS has published proposed regulations to fill in some of the details on how to implement the new rules. 

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Announcing a New Knowledge Center Experience

DWC | 11/8/18

At DWC we thrive on the really geeky stuff. We place a premium on research and choose to share that knowledge. A vast majority of our industry reads summaries of regulatory developments and trends for their clients’ knowledge. We actually read the laws, regulations and updates and write our own summaries in a manner that is easy to understand for our clients and their advisors.

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Plan Sponsors & Fiduciaries: Here's What You Should Be Watching

DWC | 10/11/18

DWC stays on top of what's trending, and our self-proclaimed pension geeks often offer their insights in industry publications. As we transition into the fourth quarter the theme has been, "What Plan Sponsors Need to Know." Get caught up with this month's round up:

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DWC's Tianna Schulz Relocates to New Orleans, Expands Company Presence

DWC | 08/23/18

NEW ORLEANS - Aug. 20, 2018 -  DWC - The 401(k) Experts, an industry leader in providing 401(k) plan compliance, defined benefit services, consulting services and third-party plan administration, today announces the relocation of Retirement Plan Consultant Tianna Schulz to New Orleans.

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Breaking News: The IRS PLR on Student Loan Benefits in 401(k) Plans is Much Ado About Not Much

DWC | 08/21/18

We interrupt your regularly scheduled programming to highlight the IRS’ not-so-ground-breaking entrance into the world of student loan benefits in 401(k) plans.

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Retirement Planning & Regulatory Trends You Should Be Watching

DWC | 08/16/18

Feeling out of the loop on industry happenings this summer? DWC stays on top of what's trending, and our self-proclaimed pension geeks often offer their insights in industry publications. Get caught up with this month's round-up: 

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Another Summer Intern Program Success for DWC

DWC | 08/2/18

DWC is honored to announce its six 2018 summer intern consultants have successfully completed their summer program.

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How Plan Sponsors Can be Better Fiduciaries (With or Without the Rule)

DWC | 07/26/18

Whether a company is small or large, chances are it offers employees a 401(k). But this well-intentioned benefit has become target practice for attorneys, with lawsuits against companies ranging from those with $10 million to tens of millions in assets.

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