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DWC's Thanksgiving Dinner Prep Playlist

DWC 11/24/20
Facts All year long we've been leaving little rock 'n' roll Easter eggs in our Cash Balance Corner feed. ICYMI: Each post title incorporates one of our favorite songs. And for our 20th century rock music fans, our retirement plan-savvy business owner, Robert Smith's name should ring some bells. (Hint: His music has the cure for what ails you.)
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How Do Furloughed Employees Impact Our Plan at Year-End?

DWC 11/17/20
Facts Like many businesses, we had to furlough some employees earlier this year in response to the coronavirus shutdowns. We’ve been fortunate enough to bring back a few of these employees, but a number still remain in limbo. As we approach year-end, we’ve started wondering how this might affect our 401(k) plan and potential company contributions.
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Can Higher Than Normal Turnover Affect my 401(k) Plan? | Part 3 of 3: The Results

DWC 02/19/19
Facts In last week’s QOTW, you provided some tools we could use to identify which participants were affected by our decision to close one of our locations, and to calculate our actual turnover rate for purposes of determining whether a partial plan termination has occurred. We’ve performed the review, and our minimum turnover rate will exceed 20%. ...
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Can Higher Than Normal Turnover Affect my 401(k) Plan? | Part 2 of 3: Doing the Math

DWC 02/12/19
Facts Last week, we asked whether the turnover we are expecting as a result of closing a facility would have any impact on our 401(k) plan, and you mentioned a partial plan termination. We have some follow-up questions. As a quick recap, we are in the process of closing one of our manufacturing facilities. Some of those working at that location ...
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Can Higher Than Normal Turnover Affect my 401(k) Plan? | Part 1 of 3: Overview

DWC 02/5/19
Facts Our company designs and manufactures boats. Due to some advancements in technology, we will be closing one of our older facilities. While we offered those workers the option to relocate to one of our other facilities, many have elected not to do so and will be terminating employment. That group comprises roughly 20% of our total workforce.
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