Topic: Advisor Resources

Our Brand Evolution

Our company has grown significantly over the past several years, both organically in partnership with you, and through acquisitions. Today, we’re serving more clients and retirement plan participants than ever before. This is why we felt the time was right for our brand to grow, too. 

Aligning a Plan Sponsor’s Business Objectives and Plan Design

Assessing plan design is not only important when establishing a plan, but as part of ongoing annual reviews. Taking time to evaluate the plan sponsor’s goals each year can help pinpoint plan features that are no longer aligned with your clients current needs.

Stable Value Primer

Stable value strategies are investment options that primarily seek to preserve capital and whose return is based on a pre-determined crediting rate. We have developed this primer to expand the dialogue and provide new investment committee members with a strong foundation from which to select and monitor stable value strategies.

Our Latest DALBAR Rankings

Our participant website was highly ranked in the latest retirement industry benchmark rankings from DALBAR, a leading independent market research firm.

Meet The Team - Jeff Currie

Meet The Team - Jeff Currie

New Product News for Advisors

What’s new at Newport? We’re keeping you informed each quarter of our latest products and services.

Our Brand Evolution

Our company has grown significantly over the past several years, both organically in partnership with you, and through acquisitions. Today, we’re serving more clients and retirement plan participants than ever before. This is why we felt the time was right for our brand to grow, too.

Sneak Peek: Our Latest Compensation, Retirement and Benefits Trends Survey

What are the latest approaches for recruiting, rewarding and retaining talent? And what roles do you play as an advisor? Find out more of the the latest trends in Newport annual Compensation, Retirement and Benefits (CRB) Trends Report.

Actuarial Services for Cash Balance Plans

As a type of defined benefit pension plan, cash balance plans can help employers attract and retain employees through enhanced benefit security, and maximize annual tax-allowable contributions to “qualified” deferred compensation arrangements through current (versus future) tax deductions.

Focus on Compliance: Timing of Bonus Deferral Elections

Internal Revenue Code Section 409A (“IRC 409A”) requiresthat elections to defer compensation be made only at specified times. An election to defer compensation that is made later than permitted under IRC 409A is not valid, and would preclude the intended deferral of income.

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Newport Group, Inc. and its affiliates provide recordkeeping, plan administration, trust and custody, consulting, fiduciary consulting, insurance and brokerage services. Fiduciary consulting services are provided through Newport Group Securities, Inc., an SEC-registered investment adviser and FINRA-registered broker-dealer, and InterServ, LLC, an SEC-registered investment adviser. Newport Group Securities, Inc. and InterServ, LLC are affiliates of Newport Group, Inc. All securities transactions are provided through Newport Group Securities, Inc., in its role as broker-dealer. All fiduciary consulting services are provided through the registered investment adviser. when offering variable insurance products, Newport Group Securities, Inc. acts solely in its capacity as a broker-dealer.
Trust and custody services provided by Newport Trust Company, a New Hampshire state chartered trust company and wholly owned subsidiary of Newport Group, Inc.