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  • Alex Assaley, AIF® Named as Delegate to NAPA DC Fly-In Forum

    Alex Assaley, AIF® Named as Delegate to NAPA DC Fly-In Forum

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Bethesda, MD — Alex Assaley, AIF® of AFS 401(k) Retirement Services recently participated as a delegate to the National Association of Plan Advisors’ (NAPA) Annual DC Fly-In Forum, an exclusive gathering of the nation’s leading retirement plan advisors.

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  • Are You Mastering Your Company’s Investment Policy Statement?

    Are You Mastering Your Company’s Investment Policy Statement?

    For investment Committee members of employee-directed retirement plans, such as 401(k)s or 403(b)s, crafting and monitoring your Investment Policy Statement (IPS) is essential to maintaining your fiduciary responsibilities. Continued yearly education is important for Committee members to stay on top of the necessary practices and measures.

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  • Is Financial Wellness Making an Impact for Employees?

    Is Financial Wellness Making an Impact for Employees?

    “Are my employees on track for their financial picture?”

    It's a question we get asked all the time, and whether you're an employee at an organization, an HR  executive, or a Retirement Plan Committee member, everyone wants to know if financial wellness programs are worth all the “buzz”. In this short video, I give my thoughts on why meaningful financial wellness programs are so essential, and I also encourage anyone to check out our 2017 whitepaper, Beyond Retirement: An Examination of Financial Wellness for Employers. This report aims to provide a clearer picture of what an average working American's financial situation looks like and how organizations can create programs to help their employees reach goals throughout their career for today, tomorrow, and their long-term future. 

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  • VIDEO: Are HSAs the Missing Piece to Your Employees' Benefits Package?

    As more organizations begin to expand their employee benefits, are Health Savings Accounts, or HSAs, a good fit for your employees? An HSA is a savings vehicle designed to assist with out-of-pocket medical expenses, but it can double as another way for your employees to save for retirement. Currently, only those enrolled in a high-deductible health insurance plan are eligible to take advantage of an HSA. Employees can use the funds to pay for qualified medical expenses such as premium payments, deductibles, copays, and prescriptions.

  • VIDEO: The 4 Reasons Why You Should do an RFP

    sticky-notes-to-do-list.jpgHas it been a while since you performed a comparative review of your retirement plan advisor and/or vendor?  It may sound like a complicated process, but ensuring you're matched with partners who are in tune with your companies'  unique culture and goals is essential. 

  • VIDEO: 6 Simple Steps You Need to Create a Successful RFP

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    Chances are at some point you will need to perform a retirement advisor request for proposal (RFP), so why not stay ahead of the game? 

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