Participant Services

Preparing Your Employees for Retirement

As an employer with a qualified retirement plan, you have the ability to help your employees prepare for retirement. We can guide you in doing that by developing custom, results-focused education strategies that reflect your retirement plan’s unique goals.

How We Can Help You


Participant Education Strategies

We will help you create custom strategies—based on the plan’s goals, metrics and workforce to get employees retirement ready. Our RetireAdvisers® team will help you define the retirement plan’s goals, create a custom education campaign to achieve those goals, then measure and report results on an ongoing basis.


1:1 Participant Strategy Meetings

Your employees will have one-on-one access to our Retirement Consultants who can work with them on how to achieve their individual retirement goals.

Our RetireAdvisers® Team can also advise you on:

  • Auto-features and plan design strategies
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  • Additional 1:1 services for your plan’s participants:
    • Risk management
    • Investment planning
    • Tax planning
    • Estate planning
    • Withdrawal strategies

RetireAdvisers® Team

The RetireAdvisers® Team includes Certified Financial Planner™ professionals. CFP® is the most respected and recognized financial planner designation in the world, and requires initial and ongoing certification. Each member of the RetireAdvisers® Team is well equipped to guide your plan’s participants to a successful retirement.

Meet the Team Leader

Cody Mendenhall
Cody Mendenhall

Cody oversees the Participant Team to help plan sponsors prepare employees for a successful retirement. Cody is a Certified Financial Planner™ professional and holds a Masters of Business Administration from Missouri State. He has been with Pension Consultants since 2007.



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