It seems like only yesterday that we did a deep dive into Weber Grills' 401(k) plan in honor of Memorial Day, and here we are already coming off the weekend of Memorial Day's evil twin: Labor Day.

Schools are back in session, the federal government is approaching the end of its fiscal year, and it's a particularly auspicious time for people in the benefits world. This is the kickoff of selling season. On both the retirement and the welfare benefits side of things, this is when most plans are up for renewal, and when most HR decision makers are going to be receptive to your pitch.

I've covered the importance of the plan renewal date before, and you can see from this article in July just how much is at stake here:

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