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Big Plans for Small Businesses

Mary Read By Mary Read

Small businesses account for 99 percent of all U.S. businesses, and they employ half of private sector workers in the U.S. Most workers’ accumulate the majority of their retirement savings through workplace retirement plans. Because small business owners are concerned about their fiduciary liability, only half of them offer a retirement plan to their employees.  Attend this course to understand the important role small businesses play in helping U.S. workers save for retirement; see how a plan governance process may help reduce fiduciary liability; identify plan design elements that may help plan sponsors achieve personal and business goals; and stay up to date on plan compliance issues.

*Disclaimer: This recording is not eligible for Continuing Education Credits


Mary Read
Mary Read

Mary Read CPC, QPA has more than 30 years of experience supporting financial advisors and designing and establishing qualified plans for closely held businesses.  Read is  a frequent speaker and contributor to financial industry publications, teaches  pension classes for financial professionals of major financial institutions,  and has been a featured speaker at national meetings for the Society of Financial Service Professionals, the Association for Advanced Underwriting (AALU), LIMRA, Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) and the Form 400.   She is the National Director of Qualified Plan Marketing for Pentegra.