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
Creative Ways to Motivate Your Employees
Five creative (and inexpensive) ideas for motivating your employees.
The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee
Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.
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Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
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Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
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Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?