CEFEX Certification

Our team is certified by The Center for Fiduciary Excellence (CEFEX) as meeting the standards described in the handbook, Prudent Practices for Investment Advisors

The team, previously known as Mariner Retirement Advisors, has achieved this certification for five years running after meeting the standards described in the handbook. 

CEFEX Certificate

The standards describe how an investment advisor assumes the responsibility for managing a client’s overall investment management process, which includes the selection, monitoring and de-selection of investment managers, as well as developing processes to implement investment strategies and fiduciary practices on an ongoing basis. These practices also include maintaining a fiduciary checklist for each of our retirement plan clients to help ensure proper fiduciary governance and compliance with ERISA and implementing best practices as described by the Department of Labor. The independent CEFEX Investment Advisor certification demonstrates fiduciary responsibility at the firm, based on a best-practice standard.

Plans We Support

Our team understands the importance of planning and the ongoing maintenance needed to provide an effective defined benefit plan.

2021 Plan Limits

The Internal Revenue Service announced cost of living adjustments affecting dollar limitations for pension plans and other retirement-related items for tax year 2021.

Retirement Plan

As your retirement plan partner, we help you design, implement and maintain a high-quality plan to meet the specific needs of your participant base.

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