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Small Business 401k
Small Business 401k
The Best Low-Cost 401k For Your Small Business

The Best Low-Cost 401k For Your Small Business

Affordability, unlimited investment flexibility and ease of use. That's why people choose Small Business 401k.

Small Business 401k is a secure, Internet-based 401k plan setup, administration and participation center designed from the ground up to meet the budgetary + benefits needs of small and medium-sized companies, not just large companies. This is no big-plan schema downgraded for smaller-plan use.

Small Business 401k bypasses the middlemen - and associated costs + delays - of typical 401k plan administration and participation.

What's left is direct access: You upload your data DIRECTLY to a 401k administration portal that we customize to your exact retirement plan, and then enjoy instantaneous processing. You interact DIRECTLY with the investment company(ies) you select for your plan (no-load mutual funds and self-directed brokerage accounts). Your employees log DIRECTLY into a plan-specific participation Gateway through which they can access information about your company plan and participate
in it.

Don't worry: All this direct access does NOT equate to hours of labor on your part. Our state of the art 401k plan administration and participation system can accommodate anything from the 1-person 401k plan to the gargantuan, yet it is extremely easy to use. Most small businesses, for instance, can handle their 401k plan administration in less than 15 minutes a month.

See below for detailed information about Small Business 401k, including the unprecedented investment flexibility allowed (that's one of our clients' favorite features).
 
 

Investments

 
Brokerage accounts
 
Participant can choose to each have a self-directed brokerage account through Charles Schwab, Ameritrade, Fidelity Investments or other firms if your company chooses to offer brokerage accounts as a 401k investment option.

With self-directed brokerage accounts, the employee directs the investment of contributions made to his or her 401k account among the brokerage's population of no transaction fee mutual funds or commissionable stocks and bonds. The employee is responsible for any annual account fees plus all stock or bond transaction fees. All fees are deducted from the participant's 401k account by the brokerage selected for the plan.

Free help is available with choosing your 401k plan investments.

Mutual Funds
 
Investments, investments, investments. No 401k plan offers greater investment flexibility than Small Business 401k.

From any brand name mutual fund (ie. Fidelity Funds, Vanguard Funds, American Funds, and hundreds move) to self-directed brokerage accounts and more, you name the investments you want for your company retirement plan. With the Small Business 401(k) you have access to all the most popular no-load mutual funds available, and there are NO hidden fees to contend with.

Free help is available with choosing your 401k plan investments. Click "View Investment Pages" for more information.
 

Pricing

 
Pricing
 
No asset-based fees. No middleman fees. Absolutely no hidden fees of any kind. Simply an option-rich, flexible 401k plan that people call a true employment benefit.

An investment of 15 minutes a month, on average, when using Small Business 401k can save your company time, and thousands of dollars a year in 401k administration fees.

Our all-inclusive pricing is based on plan size and starts at just $695 per year.

Price comparisons
 
Small Business 401k clients save, on average, 60% to 80% a year by using Small Business 401k rather than hiring a traditional outside party such as ADP Payroll or Paychex to run their 401k plan.

According to a recent study, fees are the #1 reason retirement plan sponsors switch providers. Not only are our retirement plans highly affordable, they include the widest possible investment flexibility as well as the freedom for employers to include or exclude 401k loans, employer contributions (matching, profit sharing and/or qualified non-elective) and more at no extra cost.

No asset-based fees. No middleman fees. Absolutely no hidden fees of any kind. Simply an option-rich, flexible 401k plan that people call a true employment benefit.

Click the below "View Pricing Pages" for price comparison information.
 

Demos

 
Online demos
 
Try out our online self-service plan administration and participation before spending a dime.

Our free online demos let you experiment with a sample Plan Sponsor Gateway and Plan Participant Gateway, each customized to service a fictitious 401k plan.

Visit our Plan Administration/Participation Features + Demo page for more information; contact us if you would like a guided tour.

 

Money-back guarantee

 
Order your 401k
 
We can convert your current 401k, 403b or other defined benefit retirement plan for use with Small Business 401k, or we can set up a completely new plan if your company does not already sponsor a retirement plan.

You select the design options - they're all free - you want for your plan. Include or exclude 401k loans, employer contributions and more. Free help is available with understanding your options and typical effects on a plan of your size.
Go to our 401k Plan Design + Order page

Designs options
 
Small Business 401k's flexible design options make for immensely popular 401k plans, because our clients can pick and choose the options - they're all free - that will most appeal to their workforce.

Offer any of a tremendous variety of mutual funds (including no-load institutional mutual funds) and/or brokerage accounts as your plan's 401k investments. Include or exclude 401k loans, employer contributions and more. Run your plan via the safe-harbor method, if you like. Free help is available with understanding your options and typical effects various options have on a plan of your size.

Click the below "View Pricing Pages" for price comparison information.

 
Please visit our new 401k Easy website for current pricing and features. This website is scheduled for removal. To go to 401k Easy please click here.
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