The Quintes Blog

Your employees deserve every opportunity to reach their goal of an ideal retirement – and the Quintes blog is part of our goal to inform both employers and employees of the options and choices available to make confident financial decisions for the future.

401(k) plans are all the same, right?

I had an interesting experience recently.  A prospective client asked me to meet with her company’s administrative support staff to go over their retirement plan management procedures. I asked each member of the staff to explain to me the various duties each performed in support of their company’s 401(k) retirement plan and the amount of Read More…

The Quintes story

In 1986, I purchased the Salinas branch office of Farzaroli & Davey’s qualified plan Third Party Administrator (TPA) business and renamed it Shearn & Associates, Inc. For 15 years, we offered compliance services to qualified retirement plans. In 2001, I merged Shearn & Associates into Hayashi & Wayland Accounting and Consulting, LLP and became partner Read More…