RLE+ Takes On A Broader Range of 401(k) Loan Defaults

Deloitte projected over $2 trillion will leak out of 401(k) plans due to loan defaults over the next 10 years. Custodia Financial has announced an expansion of our RLE program to help take a bigger bite out of that number. Our new...

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401(k) loan default leakage is now a flood

America’s retirement industry is facing an unprecedented crisis: $2.5 trillion will leak out of the system over the next decade. That’s not a trickle; it’s a flood. What’s causing this critical hit to the system? Retirement plan loan defaults....

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America’s retirement plan leakage crisis

Retirement plan leakage from 401(k) loan defaults and cash outs continues to dominate the news. Anne Tergesen of the Wall Street Journal reports that workers are treating their 401(k) savings like ATM machines. Tergesen’s article “401(k) or ATM? Automated...

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Where in the World is RLE?

You never know where in the world the Retirement Loan Eraser banner will turn up.  This spring, it was at base camp at Mount Everest with our CTO John Steinmeyer.  This past weekend the RLE banner traveled to Lake...

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Plan sponsors must protect employee 401(k) loans from default

Employee Benefit Adviser is the latest publication to cover the topic of the growing risk of 401(k) loan defaults for plan sponsors. Many sponsors believe they have taken adequate steps to de-risk their loan programs and lower the amount of...

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PLANSPONSOR: Fiduciary Responsibilities for DC Plan Loans

Multiple stories in the press about the fiduciary exposure of 401(k) loan programs have the same theme: Plan loans are investments.  What does that mean for plan sponsors? Loan programs are on the DOL’s radar as investments “Because the Department of...

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Top 4 Reasons Plan Fiduciaries Should Protect 401(k) Loans

Your participants’ retirement assets are too important to leave unprotected, and as a plan fiduciary, you have an obligation to preserve that benefit. Consider these top four reasons – straight from the ERISA statutes and the U.S. Code –...

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The Inconvenient Truth of Fiduciary Loan Regulation

Plan sponsors have historically treated 401(k) loans as an administrative program outside the boundaries of fiduciary standards and review.  The truth, however inconvenient it may be, is that the DOL has taken the position that a participant loan is a...

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