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Retirement Plan Consulting

A well designed retirement savings program is a critical component of your organization’s employee benefit package – and essential to your ability to attract and retain top talent. Our team of specialists possesses extensive industry experience, and has the skills and resources you need to:

  • Help your employees retire with greater confidence
  • Mitigate your personal liability risk as business owners and plan trustees
  • Improve operational efficiency
  • Eliminate excessive fees and unnecessary services
  • Simplify your compliance and administrative processes
  • Increase employee satisfaction

Our comprehensive retirement plan consulting services include:

  • Fiduciary process assessment
  • Administrative Committee Charter
  • Fiduciary training program
  • ERISA checklist and calendar
  • Fiduciary insurance and fidelity bonding review
  • Serve as ERISA Section 3(21) investment fiduciary*
  • Legislative/regulatory updates
  • Investment Policy development and annual review
  • Investment Committee Charter
  • Investment menu design and monitoring
  • Fund replacements and fund manager search
  • Investment utilization review
  • In-person Investment Committee reviews
  • Comprehensive, independent plan-level reports
  • Plan design consulting
  • Vendor fee and service benchmarking
  • Vendor search and executive summary
  • Transition services
  • Vendor management and issue resolution
  • Identify vendor service upgrades
  • Employee investment utilization / participation analysis
  • Education Policy Statement development
  • Education Program strategy / calendar of events
  • Employee enrollment and education meetings
  • One-to-one investment education
  • Quarterly e-newsletter
  • Telephone support
  • Financial Wellness program also available

*ERISA Section 3(21) Investment Fiduciary Services include the following four services: Investment Policy development, performance reports, investment menu design, and investment monitoring services.

TrueNorth, Inc. is registered as an investment advisor with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). We are also registered with the SEC as a securities broker-dealer, Member FINRA. Retirement Plan Consulting Services are made available through either a "fee for service" arrangement through our Registered Investment Advisor or under a commission arrangement through TrueNorth's broker-dealer.