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Determining the Appropriate Retirement Plan Design

What Flavor Should I Choose?

How tax-saving objectives and employee demographics can determine the appropriate retirement plan design

Retirement plan consultants at Independent Actuaries, Inc., frequently serve up information about what to look for and what retirement plan design might “taste” best.

For example:

  • Vanilla – Sole proprietor who wants to put away as much as possible
  • Rocky Road – Business owner with variable income, looking for contribution flexibility
  • Neapolitan – Partnership, with different partners wanting to contribute at different levels
  • Pistachio – Aging business owner looking to sell to the next generation

Below is a preview of the presentation. If you would like more information on this topic, please contact us!

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Other Resources:

Retirement Plan Decision Tree

Retirement Plan Solution Examples