Caring for Your Employees

Carlson Retirement Plan Services offers customized 401(k) retirement plan solutions to small and mid-sized businesses and their employees—proudly serving as a fiduciary for plans and extending personalized counsel and financial education to plan participants.

Financial Wellness for Your Team

We understand the positive impact of an engaged workforce—one that feels cared for, personally and professionally. Our team will partner with you to provide your employees with financial wellness tools that best address their needs.

75%

of employees live paycheck to paycheck.

1 in 5

people have access to personal financial guidance.

58%

of employees are stressed about their finances.

  • 75% of employees live paycheck to paycheck: Forbes 78% of Workers Live Paycheck To Paycheck, January 11, 2019
  • 1 in 5 people have access to personal financial guidance: CNBC 75 percent of Americans are winging it when it comes to their financial future, April 2, 2019
  • 58% of employees are stressed about their finance: PwC 2020 Employee Financial Wellness Survey
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Is Your Plan Competitively Priced?

A competitive retirement plan is an important component of your company’s benefit package. We are pleased to offer a complimentary benchmarking and plan design assessment report to measure your current plan’s cost and performance against the plans of similarly-sized employers.

Managing Through Current Events and Related Volatility

Managing Through Current Events and Related Volatility

Ben Franklin famously penned, "in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” I would venture to guess that if he were around today, he would allow me to include stock market volatility as a third item on that list. But fortunately, unlike...

Volatility: Our Constant Companion

Volatility: Our Constant Companion

With nearly 40 years of industry experience, there are several market drawdowns that stand out in my mind, each of them with their own characteristics. We’re hearing a lot about volatility today, and we often do when the S&P 500 dips. But it’s important to...

Who’s on Your Retirement Plan Committee?

Who’s on Your Retirement Plan Committee?

Retirement plan committees are super important; they set the direction and priorities of the company’s retirement plan. These actions (or inactions) can have a huge impact on how successful employees are at preparing for retirement.  For some plan sponsors,...