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Pension Funding Relief: What’s In It for My Plan? On August 8, President Obama signed the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014.  This new law provides defined benefit plan sponsors with extended relief from the low interest rate […]

John Dowell Actuary and Principal

How do you terminate a defined benefit plan? Terminating a defined benefit (DB) pension plan is a complicated process that is very deadline driven.  There are many traps if you don’t have reliable advisors working with you.  The […]

Heath Merlak Consultant and Actuary

What happens if I don’t restate my retirement plan? The IRS requires the periodic restatement of a qualified retirement plan so the document will contain the latest required provisions.  Without these required provisions, the document could cause the plan […]

Pat Scahill General Counsel & Principal

IRS Releases QLAC Rules to Address Longevity Risk On July 2, 2014, the IRS released final rules regarding longevity annuities.  The rules are meant to address the financial risks of increased life expectancy and insufficient retirement assets.  Financial […]

Thomas Totten CEO and Actuary

IRS Answers Questions about FSA Carryovers and HSA Eligibility Late last year, the IRS issued Notice 2013-71 to allow cafeteria plans to carry over a participant’s unused health FSA funds (up to $500) from one plan year into the […]

Clare Bragg Administrator


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News & Updates

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.

MacLeod to Lead Actuarial & Consulting Services For Investment Advisors Nationwide

January 21, 2014 – Nyhart announced today the appointment of Cameron MacLeod as the lead for its new National Retirement Plan growth initiative, focusing on the needs of Investment Advisors throughout the United States.

Nyhart Named One of the 10 Best Companies for Employee Financial Security

November 20, 2013 – Nyhart has been named one of 10 Best Companies for Employee Financial Security by The Principal, Inc., in partnership with the Build Network.

IRS Announces 2014 Plan Limits

November 1, 2013 – The IRS has released the cost of living adjustments that affect the dollar limits for both retirement plans and flexible spending accounts for the 2014 tax year.