It’s a New Ballgame for 401k Plans (Updated)

Blue Prairie Group ERISA consultants Ty Parrish and Michael Rom discuss the new DOL Fiduciary Rule, as well as how the role of the traditional retirement plan advisor is changing, and what services you should should expect (and how much you should pay for them) going forward.

It’s a New Ballgame for 401k Plans – Updated PDF Presentation


Mergers, Acquisitions & Spin-offs

Blue Prairie Group Senior ERISA Consultant Paul Sommerstad is joined by Rose Ann Abraham from Baker Tilly to discuss effective strategies for executing plan mergers, acquisitions or spin-offs. The look at important considerations from an administrative as well as an audit perspective, and discuss best practices for pre and post transactions in operational and audit environments.


The Power of Design for Workplace Retirement Plans

Blue Prairie Group ERISA consultants Carmela Elco and Paul Sommerstad share best practices on improving defined contribution retirement plans by applying proven behavioral finance solutions.

The Power of Design for Workplace Retirement Plans – PDF Presentation


Avoid Common Filing Mistakes that Trigger IRS & DOL Audits

Our experts discuss the employee benefit plan fiduciary’s role as it relates to plan administration, specifically working with your plan auditor and avoiding common plan audit findings.

Avoid Common Filing Mistakes that Trigger IRS & DOL Audits – PDF Presentation