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
Building Your Legacy
A four-step framework for building a personal legacy.
The Investment Risk No One’s Ever Heard Of
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
Volunteering in Retirement
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
Estate strategies for millennials may sound like less of a concern than retirement, but young adults should prepare now.
Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.
Do your insurance needs stay the same when the nest empties?
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
What does your home really cost?
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.