​Defined Contribution Plans

Online Defined Contribution Plans Training

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A defined contribution plan offers great flexibility to the plan sponsor and places all investment risk on the participant. Study how profit-sharing plans, employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), money purchase pension plans, employer-sponsored IRAs, simplified employee pension (SEP) plans and savings incentive match plans for employees (SIMPLE plans) provide different retirement savings opportunities. This course reviews how assets accumulate and how distributions are made during an employee’s working and retirement years. 

Lessons include: 

  • Rules Governing Defined Contribution Plans
  • Types of Defined Contribution Plans
  • Defined Contribution Plan Investments and Costs
  • Preretirement Distributions 

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Price: $50 Members
($75 Nonmembers)

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This course may qualify for Continuing Education (CE) Credit and CEBS CPE.