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Thanks to SECURE 2.0, many 401(k) plans will now be required to include automatic enrollment beginning on January 1, 2025. Therefore, it is important to know the requirements and exceptions to this new rule. Let’s take a look! Who is exempt? If the company is a new business in its first three years of existence,...
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In the age of robots, AI, and automation, there’s something to be said for working with actual humans. Don’t get us wrong, we love the increased efficiencies that this technology affords us, but we also just LOVE our people. They are the heart and soul of EGPS, and we’re here to share more about them!...
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SIMPLE IRA plans are a popular retirement plan type for small businesses. These plans are generally cheaper to implement with little administration for the employer. But, they also lack flexibility and limit contributions that can be made to the plan. As a result, we often see employers move from a SIMPLE IRA plan to a...
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We’ve all heard (and maybe believed) some common myths – from ostriches bury their heads in the sand (they don’t!), to lightning doesn’t strike the same place twice (it does!), to gum takes seven years to digest if you swallow it (it doesn’t!). While these might seem like silly, commonly repeated fables, there are some...
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At EGPS, we love our team. They make us who we are: kind, professional, funny (sometimes…), problem-solving, retirement plan experts. Most of all, our people help make our clients’ and partners’ goals and dreams come true, and they are the best (we’re not biased AT ALL). As much as we love retirement plan design and...
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You may have heard of the magnificent seven, but have you heard of the great eight? No? That’s because we made it up. It’s a thing now. These are the top 8 retirement plan resources our partners and clients find most useful. Get the scoop on why; we’re sharing! Let’s take a look. 3(16) Roles...
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January 2 is National Buffet Day (not to be confused with National Phoebe BUFFAY Day, for all you Friends fans). After celebrating at Golden Corral, I reflected on the beauty of buffets – a plethora of options, allowing you to choose the most delicious plate for you, based on your preferences. As I contemplated with...
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In honor of National Crossword Puzzle Day on December 21st (oh yeah, it’s a thing), we’ve put together a crossword that will test your retirement plan knowledge! Simply click on the boxes below, read the clue, and type in your answer! If you get stumped and want a clue, you can always reach out to...
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Imagine you have entered an escape room. The details buried in the items around the room – on the walls, sitting on tables, attached under chairs – all mock you as you plan your attack. A few of these items are decoys or mere distractions to rob you of precious time. Meanwhile, the clock ticks...
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An interview with EGPS leaders in honor of National Career Development Month 2,080 hours. That’s how many working hours are in a year with a standard 40-hour work week (minus PTO and holidays, etc.). That’s a LOT of hours, and with burnout on the rise, it’s critically important that employees don’t dread those hours. At...
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