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
Fixed or Variable Mortgage, Which Should You Pick?
When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.
Do Your Kids Know The Value of a Silver Spoon?
You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?
Strategies For Managing Student Loan Debt
Five strategies for managing your student debt.
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.