Fiduciary Best Practices

Practical Steps for Trustworthy Financial Decision-Making with Fiduciary Best Practices for Sustainable and Reliable Success.

Fiduciary Best Practices

Building Trust for Lasting Success and Stability.

McCulley Financial Group is dedicated to responsible financial practices, collaborating with Fiduciary360. Together, we prioritize a thoughtful decision-making process for investment fiduciaries. Using the Self-Assessment of Fiduciary Excellence (SAFE), we identify key elements for fulfilling your organization’s role as a corporate retirement plan sponsor. Our approach focuses on organization, formalization, implementation, and monitoring—ensuring a successful retirement program and minimizing fiduciary liabilities for a secure financial future.

Step 1: Organize
  • Step S-1.1: Handling Finances in Line with Laws and Policies for Optimal Growth.
  • Step S-1.2: Making Sure Everyone Knows What’s Expected for a Smooth Process.
  • Step S-1.3: Building Trust by Keeping Fiduciaries Away from Conflicts of Interest.
  • Step S-1.4: All Contracts Clearly Stated, Aligned with Care Standards.
  • Step S-1.5: Making Sure Assets are Secure, Guarding Against Theft and Misuse.
Step 2: Formalize
  • Step S-2.1: Set a clear timeline for your investments to reach your financial destination.
  • Step S-2.2: Understand and identify how much risk you’re comfortable taking on.
  • Step S-2.3: Define achievable returns to ensure your investments align with your financial goals.
  • Step S-2.4: Make sure your chosen investments match your risk tolerance, goals, and timeline.
  • Step S-2.5: Ensure your chosen investments align with your budget and monitoring capabilities.
  • Step S-2.6: Develop a straightforward plan outlining how to manage and implement your investment strategy.
  • Step S-2.7: If applicable, integrate socially responsible investment (SRI) strategies, as defined in your plan.
Step 3: Implement
  • Practice S-3.1: Execute the investment strategy with prudence for sound financial growth.
  • Practice S-3.2: Navigate the financial landscape with elected “safe harbor” provisions.
  • Practice S-3.3: Match investment vehicles to your portfolio’s size for optimal returns.
  • Practice S-3.4: Choose service providers wisely—your custodian is a key player.
  • Practice S-3.5: Rigorous due diligence in service provider selection ensures a resilient financial foundation.
Step 4: Monitor
  • S-4.1: Regular reports ensure investments align with benchmarks for a confident financial journey.
  • S-4.2: Stay informed with periodic reviews, navigating shifts in investment decision-making.
  • S-4.3: Our procedures guarantee regular checks on policies, ensuring fair practices.
  • S-4.4: Ensure fees for investment management align with agreements for financial peace.
  • S-4.5: Apply and document compensation transparently, ensuring ethical asset placements.
  • S-4.6: Regularly assess our effectiveness in meeting responsibilities for sustained success.

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Explore our 401k services tailored for both individuals and businesses. We believe in simplifying retirement planning. Whether you’re new to investing or experienced, our approach is straightforward. We offer various options and personalized strategies to help you build a secure financial future. Our goal is to empower you to make informed decisions and achieve your retirement dreams.

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Protect your assets by applying several layers of protection. This can take the form of liability insurance, fundamental practices, and other smart strategies.

A solid asset protection plan means you no longer have to feel at risk of losing everything due to litigation or unforeseen events.

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Get affordable coverage that aligns with your company’s needs – no matter how unique your needs are.

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Gain access to a wide array of products and services that will ensure we make the right choices to grow your portfolio.

Our fee-based consulting means our only focus is doing what’s right to build your wealth – not earning a commission.

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We identify your objectives and needs to design a realistic, actionable plan you can fully understand.

Whether you’re saving for a house, paying for an education, or want to ensure you have enough for retirement, we make it possible.

We can also help business owners gain additional life, health, and retirement benefits beyond the basic employee scope.

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Explore a wide range of solutions and get a custom designed plan that helps employees reach their retirement goals.

Participants also have access to one-on-one personalized education to help them navigate the complexities of their plan so they can feel confident in their choices and future.

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Corporate 401K Services

What You Can Expect

Get the right strategy and tools to maximize your savings. As a self-employed entrepreneur, you’ll discover new opportunities to grow your nest egg faster – which includes identifying opportunities to shelter assets from taxes or reduce your tax liability.

Experience the peace of mind that comes with being able to maintain your lifestyle through retirement, stay prepared for the unexpected, and leave a legacy for loved ones.

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