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Why Does Moving From A Defined Benefit to Defined Contribution Often Result in Benefit Cuts? Let’s assume that a defined contribution (DC) plan has been designed with the same level of employer contribution as a defined benefit (DB) plan the employer previously sponsored.  A common […]

Nick Meggos Consulting Actuary

Plan Sponsors Must “Furnish” Summary Plan Descriptions (SPD) to Participants In today’s age, the push is being made by everyone to furnish communications electronically.  For retirement plans that are subject to ERISA, communications may be furnished electronically as long as […]

Mary Bailey Administrator

Plan Sponsors Must Track Loans and Hardship Distributions The IRS has indicated in Employee Plans News 2015-4, that it is ultimately the plan sponsor’s responsibility to track loans and hardship distributions from their retirement plan(s). According to the […]

Beth Logan Administrator

Supreme Court Strengthens Plan Sponsors’ Duty to Monitor Investments On May 18, 2015, the Supreme Court (“Court”) ruled in Tibble v. Edison International that ERISA’s 6-year statute of limitations period had not passed for plaintiffs that were pursuing a […]

Eric Roberts Retirement Educator

IRS Updates Correction Program for Certain Failures Regarding Elective Deferrals The IRS has issued an update to the Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System (EPCRS), which is the IRS’ voluntary correction program.  Revenue Procedure 2015-28 changes the correction method for failure […]

Craig Harrell Consultant and Principal


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Take the Money and Run? Understanding Participant Behavior in Lump Sum Cashout Windows

Take the Money and Run? Understanding Participant Behavior in Lump Sum Cashout Windows By Charlie Cahill and Michael Clark of P-Solve and John Dowell of Nyhart In 2014 many plan […]

Nyhart Recognized by Evolution1 for Outstanding Achievements

May 21, 2015 (Indianapolis) – Nyhart has been honored by Evolution1 – a WEX Company with a 2014 Partner Excellence Award for outstanding business achievements. Nyhart received the Excellence Award […]

Nyhart Releases 2014 Indiana Healthcare Benefit Survey

April 6, 2015 (Indianapolis)– Nyhart has released the fourth edition of the Indiana Healthcare Benefit Survey – a comprehensive review of healthcare benefits by Hoosier employers in varying industries and […]

National Actuary & Employee Benefits Firm Expands To Denver

July 28, 2014 – Nyhart announced today the opening of a new sales and consulting office in Denver, the sixth expansion in four years.

Nyhart’s San Diego Office Adds Compensation Consultant

January 23, 2014 – Nyhart is pleased to announce Steve Rosenberg has recently joined our San Diego office as a Senior Compensation Consultant. Steve has over 25 years of compensation and benefits experience working for various industries.