When we talk about the 401(k) plan, the type of plan most of us usually have in mind is known as participant-directed 401(k) plan. In participant-directed 401(k) plans, all participants get their own personal account and are responsible for managing their own investments. However, the participant-directed 401(k) plan isn’t the only type of 401(k) plan available. A common type of plan that was popular back in the ’80s—called trustee-directed or a “pooled” 401(k) plan—is staging a comeback, and for some very good reasons. In this article we’ll discuss pooled 401(k) plans and explain why a pooled plan might be a better choice for a small practice than a participant-directed 401(k) plan. – Please follow this link to read the full article: http://www.dentaltown.com/Dentaltown/Article.aspx?i=393&aid=5411