Kathleen Roche

Kathleen Roche is director, retirement consulting services, at Commonwealth Financial Network®, member FINRA/SIPC, an independent broker/dealer–RIA. Kathleen joined Commonwealth in 2009 and sets the direction for the development and execution of products and services that support affiliated advisors in the retirement plan marketplace. In addition, she develops, adapts, and manages packaged retirement product solutions for both wealth management practices and retirement practices across Retirement Consulting Services and Wealth Management. Kathleen graduated from Stonehill College with a degree in business administration and marketing, and she holds several FINRA registrations.

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How to Help Small Business Owners Plan for Retirement

The Big 3: Plan Sponsor Questions for the Retirement Plan Advisor

How to Help Small Business Owners Plan for Retirement

Posted by Kathleen Roche

October 20, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Small business owners often focus exclusively on their businesses, reinvesting profits to support growth. But what effect does this have on their retirement savings?

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Topics: Retirement Consulting

The Big 3: Plan Sponsor Questions for the Retirement Plan Advisor

Posted by Kathleen Roche

April 15, 2015 at 1:30 PM

In 2014, the Employee Benefits Security Administration conducted nearly 4,000 civil investigations, 64.7 percent of them resulting in monetary recovery. While you may hear only about the high-profile class action lawsuits involving Fortune 500 companies, there are risks to plans of any size that don't meet their fiduciary responsibilities. For example, in LaRue v. DeWolff, Boberg & Associates (a firm with about 200 employees), an individual plan participant—not part of a class action—was allowed to sue his employer.

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Topics: Retirement Consulting

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