Explore a Framework for identifying and evaluating Plan Fees and Revenue Sharing practices that impact Participant value and create Plan Sponsor liability. While the cost of an employer match or profit sharing contribution is covered entirely by the Plan Sponsor, the cost of administration, investments, and advice are often accrued to the Participant. While there is nothing inherently wrong with this practice, it does convey a very important responsibility to the Plan Sponsor; keep my fees Reasonable!
In today’s world of complicated fee structures, what should a Plan Sponsor do to ensure their fees are kept at a reasonable level; especially those fees they have chosen to pass along to their Participants.
In this session, we will:
- Apply a Framework to identify and evaluate plan revenue sharing in all of its forms and determining its reasonableness in paying for recordkeeping, administration, investments, and advice.
Principal Employee Benefit Plans,