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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