Plan provider

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Plan Provider

In IRAs and other retirement accounts, the investment company that manages the plan. That is, a brokerage that invests an IRA on behalf of its contributor is the plan provider for that account. A plan provider may be a brokerage, insurance company, mutual fund, or any other investment company.

Plan provider.

The plan provider of a retirement savings plan, such as a 401(k), 403(b), or 457 plan, is the mutual fund company, insurance company, brokerage firm, or other financial services company that creates, sells, and manages the plan your employer selects.

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However, 13 percent will rely on their plan provider to arrange for an auditor, and 19 percent will hire a new auditor, 10 percentage points higher than a year ago.
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A not for profit plan provider is your best option.
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In our marketplace, investment advisory service is a requirement for being in the business," notes Ken Robertson, executive vice president of The 401(k) Company, an Austin, Texas-based plan provider with a national client base of middle-market plan sponsors.
Employers should be ready to document that they demonstrated due diligence in selecting a new plan provider.
It's important that they demand full fee disclosure from any retirement plan provider and that they ask the provider to confirm that its revenue does not vary based on the investments chosen.