When a retirement plan is the main source of future financial security for an employee, they turn to you for leadership and direction. As a leader, your job is to understand the issues and provide clarity. Retirement plans, like all benefits, can make the difference between keeping and losing an employee
But there is much in the world of qualified plans that goes unnoticed for business owners. Advanced planning can add several different components that may allow for highly compensated individuals to defer a significant portion of income, above and beyond, what the 401(k) allows. This continuous deferral of income over the span of a career can be one of the greatest planning opportunities that many people miss.
This arena is different from knowing the right asset allocation and investment decisions as it relies heavily on the ability to identify planning opportunities. The important thing is to not go it alone.