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Benchmarking 401k funds

Benchmarking Your 401(k) Funds

Benchmarking is a retirement plan best practice that allows plan sponsors the opportunity to “take a peek under the hood” of their 401(k). The process allows you to compare your plan to similar plans, measuring key metrics such as participant saving and participation rates, fee reasonableness and service providers. Benchmarking should be a key part […]

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That’ll Never Happen to Me: Succession Planning for the Unthinkable

Someday you’re going to exit your business – there’s no getting around that fact, whether it’s planned or unplanned. So what can you do today to help ensure your business survives for the next generation and beyond? Fiduciary Financial Partners’ Nick Economos speaks to the need for succession planning now in order to positively impact […]

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FFP’s Nick Economos and Other Execs Discuss Human Capital, FinTech And More!

Fiduciary Financial Partners’ Nick Economos was recently able to join several other C-level executives at Chicago’s Skyline Club for an engaging roundtable discussion on technology, FinTech innovation, bitcoin and much more. We’re excited to share a few video clips from that roundtable here for your benefit, including Nick’s thoughts on FinTech and human capital. From […]

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“My Business Is My Retirement Plan”: Here’s Why It Can’t Be.

When I speak to business owners about retirement planning, it’s not unusual for me to hear, “Well, selling my business IS my retirement plan!” It’s a nice idea on paper. You build up your business to a point where your life’s work can be sold for an amount that finances all of your dreams for […]

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What 401(k) Benchmarking With FFP Is All About

Interested in comparing your company’s 401(k) plan to others? In Part 3 of our 3-Part Video Series on the subject, Nick Economos, Chief Retirement Officer of Fiduciary Financial Partners, explains the next steps in an easy process for receiving your own customized benchmarking study of your 401(k). Get the clarity you deserve about how your […]

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Nick Economos explores 5 areas for comparing 401(k) plans

5 Areas For Comparing 401(k) Plans

There are 5 key areas to focus on when comparing your company’s 401(k) plan to others. In Part 2 of our 3-Part Video Series, Nick Economos, Chief Retirement Officer of Fiduciary Financial Partners, speaks in-depth to each of these considerations when he engages in a benchmarking study for his clients’ 401(k) plans. If you’re wondering […]

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Why compare your company's 401(k) plan to others? Nick Economos explains.

Why Compare Your Company’s 401(k) Plan To Your Peers?

When it comes to your company’s 401(k) plan, do you really know how it stacks up to others in terms of its costs or whether you’re getting value for the fees you’re paying? Nick Economos, your Chief Retirement Officer at Fiduciary Financial Partners, speaks to these questions you’ll want to consider today in Part 1 […]

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The broker system is broken

“Lipstick On This Pig”: Why The Broker System Is Broken

It was supposed to be so much different by now. Check out this ad from Schwab where the head of a brokerage firm instructs his staff to “put some lipstick on this pig.” This ad ran in 2002. Ah, how times have changed, right? Wrong. Years later, many brokerage firms are still pushing investments that […]

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Education shopping: It's time to evaluate it just like many other products and compare

Education Shopping Now May Mean Everything For Your Kids Post-Graduation

We continue to see a trend in which employers are considering how to help their people tackle the challenges of paying off high student loan debt. If this seems outside the norm, think again. In fact, we believe the need for employer assistance on student loans should only continue to grow based on the statistics […]

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A Macron win is good for global investors

Victory Of Macron In France Good News For Global Investors

In the wake of the election of Emmanuel Macron over Marine Le Pen as France’s new President, numerous media outlets have applauded his victory as a solid rejection of opponents of the EU. The question is, what might Macron’s election mean for markets and even your portfolio? First things first: Victory for Macron means France […]

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