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IRS Announces 2019 Retirement Plan Contribution Limits | Pennsylvania Employee Benefits

On November 1, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Notice 2018-83 announcing cost-of-living adjustments affecting dollar limits for pension plans and other retirement-related items for tax year 2019. Many pension plan limits will change next year because the increase in the cost-of-living index has met the statutory thresholds that trigger their adjustment. Other items, … Continued

DOL Delays New Rules for Disability Benefit Claims | PA Benefit Advisors

On November 29, 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published a Final Rule that delays implementation of new claim rules for disability benefits through April 1, 2018. This 90-day delay is intended to give the DOL, insurers, employers, and other interested parties additional time to review the new rules. The DOL is collecting public … Continued

5 Financial Mistakes Millennials Are Making | PA Benefit Advisors

Even as the U.S. economy as a whole recovers from the Great Recession, Millennials (those born from the early 1980s through the early 2000s) continue to struggle with student debt and slow job growth. The lackluster economy and student debt aren’t the only things holding back Millennials from attaining financial independence and success. Let’s take … Continued

Do You Need Life Insurance When You Retire? | PA Benefit Advisors

Once you hit 65 and retire, you don’t need life insurance, right? Not so fast! The traditional thinking about life insurance is that you only need it when you have an income to protect, when you have a mortgage or when you have kids to support. And while it’s true that having life insurance after 65 … Continued

IRS Announces 2017 Retirement Plan Contribution Limits | PA Benefit Advisors

On October 27, 2016, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Notice 2016-62 announcing cost-of-living adjustments affecting dollar limitations for pension plans and other retirement-related items for tax year 2017. Many pension plan limitations will not change in 2017 because the increase in the cost-of-living index did not meet the statutory thresholds that trigger their adjustment. … Continued

Financial Goals For Every Decade Of Your Life | PA Financial Advisors

For most people, becoming an adult means hitting major milestones like finishing college, getting married, having children and buying a home. While everyone isn’t on the same path, setting financial targets can help you achieve your personal goals — whatever they may be. Here are 12 tips for making sure they become a reality: Financial … Continued

Who Is a Fiduciary? | Benefits Broker Pennsylvania

Abridged from www.thinkhr.com Under the rule, a person is a fiduciary if he or she receives compensation for providing advice with the understanding it is based on the particular needs of the person being advised or that it is directed to a specific plan sponsor, plan participant, or IRA owner. Such decisions can include what … Continued

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