Managing the Process, Promoting Plan Success
We are The Plan Advocate at The Philadelphia Group, an independent consulting practice advising retirement plan sponsors as investment fiduciaries.
We understand the main concerns that plague plan sponsors: fiduciary responsibilities, how their plan impacts their employees, and how to adequately prepare their employees for retirement. Plan sponsors seek to work with advisors who have specialized knowledge and experience with corporate retirement plans.
The Plan Advocate is a team of such specialized advisors within The Philadelphia Group – an independent retirement plan and wealth management services firm powered by LPL Financial as their broker/dealer.Contact Us
The ability to act as an ERISA 3(21) and 3(38) fiduciaries is an advantage in our industry and a responsibility we take very seriously.Learn More
Everyone benefits when employees can retire on time. What would a financial wellness program customized to your group of people look like?Learn More
Plan Design Assistance
We show you how best practices such as ease of eligibility, automatic enrollment, re-enrollments, and automatic contribution escalation might impact your company’s plan.Learn More
How Does Your Credit Score Compare?
Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth
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Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
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As the economy gathers momentum, many are waiting for their personal finances to gather momentum, too.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.