Performance-Driven Method Earns National Ranking

Pension Consultants, Inc. is excited to announce that the firm has been named in Financial Advisor Magazine’s 2018 RIA (Registered Investment Advisor) ranking.  Pension Consultants ranked #88 of 275 ranked RIAs with more than $1 Billion Assets, and 707 total ranked RIAs.

PCI’s intense focus on performance-driven retirement plan management has allowed us to differentiate ourselves in an industry where true retirement plan performance, and its impact on the American worker’s ability to retire successfully and securely, are often obscured.

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What Are YOUR Plan Performance Reports Telling You?

If you’ve been following along with our Top-Performing Plan blog series, or you viewed our three-part webinar series, you know that we believe that it’s essential for the retirement planning industry to hold itself to objective performance standards. They’re essential to help you, the fiduciary, understand exactly how your plan is performing.

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Free lunch? We don’t think so

Investment performance seems like a simple thing to accomplish, right? Simply buy low, and sell high -easy.

But it gets a little confusing, and more complicated, when things like asset classes, risk, investment account types (IRA, Roth, 401(k), qualified, non-qualified, etc.), and investment vehicles (mutual fund, ETF, stock, bond) all come into play.

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Are Your Employees Retirement Ready?

As a fiduciary, you want confidence that you’re providing your employees with a good retirement plan.  And, we know that a good plan is a top performing plan wherein 1) the investments outperform, 2) the plan fees are low, and 3) the employees are better prepared for retirement.

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The Top Five Reasons to Attend Pension Focus Conference 2018

 

Pension Focus 2018 is just around the corner, but there’s still time for you to register! Pension Consultants, Inc. is proud to sponsor Pension Focus each year because of the outstanding education conference speakers provide to fiduciaries and plan sponsors and the opportunity for hands-on performance-focused learning.

Want to know why we think YOU should attend? Check out our top 5 countdown:

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Do Your Plan Fees Outperform?

 

The increased number of 401(k) lawsuits over the past several years has shaken fiduciary confidence.  Most of the litigation involves claims of excessive plan fees.  However, a fiduciary can keep their confidence steady by ensuring they’re providing a top-performing plan. As a reminder, a top-performing plan is one where:

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Webinar: Top-Performing Plan Series, PT. 2 Registration Open

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Join us for the next webinar in our Top-Performing Plan series, Measuring Your Plan’s Performance!

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Does Your Investment Lineup Outperform?

John Wooden once said “Don’t mistake activity with achievement.”  Sadly, in the retirement plan industry, activity-based metrics have been the norm for measuring a plan’s success.  Don’t be fooled, activity-based metrics don’t equal plan performance achievement.  The actual performance of the plan is critical to having confidence you’re providing a good plan for your employees.  Confidence can be attained by knowing you have a top-performing plan.

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Webinar: Top-Performing Plan Series, PT. 1

 

Move beyond the charming smiles of your vendor relationship managers, the flashy website tools, and the memorized ERISA bullet point items that begin each retirement plan committee meeting. As a fiduciary, you want real confidence that you’re providing a top-performing retirement plan for your employees.

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Your Retirement Plan Needs Performance Standards

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As a fiduciary, what you want most is confidence that you’re providing your employees with a good retirement plan.  And, we know that a good plan is a top-performing plan.  Makes sense.  But many fiduciaries have no idea whether their retirement plan is a top-performing plan! Clearly, there’s a problem.

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