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As a rapidly growing company, we wanted to offer our employees a strong retirement plan. We chose Guideline because we didn't want the overhead, management or complexity of traditional options.Client of Guideline. Views may not be representative of other clients.

An affordable, scalable 401(k) for you and your team

  • Simple setup

    Set up a multi-entity 401(k) and sign all required plans with a single signature.

  • Help offset your income taxes

    Predictable pricing

    One 401(k) base fee covers all of your businesses — plus, you won’t pay extra for plan setup, plan transfers, or 5500 prep.

  • Low employee fees

    Employee fees up to 7x less than the industry average with no transaction fees.

  • All in one experience

    All-in-one 401(k)

    We provide end-to-end management, from serving as your fiduciary to government filing to compliance testing.

Make it easy for your team to save

With easy-to-use software and a mobile app, setting up a Guideline 401(k) is simple and approachable — even for non-experts.

  • Step-by-step investment portfolio recommendations and auto-rebalancing

  • Financial education and live support

  • Self-serve changes and 401(k) balance checks

Streamline your 401(k) as you grow

Our two-way payroll integration means potentially less admin work for you. 401(k) contributions are deducted automatically — no need to maintain deductions or re-enter payroll data.

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