Creative consulting for Tribal Governments and Enterprises

USI Consulting Group (USICG) has provided consulting and advisory services to Tribal Governments, as well as Tribal Enterprises, for many years. We understand protection of sovereignty is vital to Tribal Governments and entities as they strive to provide for the future of their nations. This is true in a number of arenas but is of particular importance when we discuss protecting and promoting the financial interests of Tribes across the country.

USICG is your trusted partner. Our integrated team of highly skilled professionals provides specialized expertise work with you to develop a program that best fits your needs.


Flexible solutions to enhance your retirement plan

USICG has extensive experience working with the many financial components of Tribal Governments. We deliver solutions to protect and promote the financial interests of Tribes. Our services include:

USI Consulting Group is committed to providing investment advisory services to Tribal Governments and enterprises through USI Advisors, Inc. (USIA), a privately owned Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) registered investment advisory firm. Our highly qualified team of investment experts designs, implements and evaluates investment portfolios according to our client's specific investment objectives.

USIA offers a wide range of customized services designed to help clients fulfill fiduciary responsibilities in an efficient and cost-effective manner. Services can be provided for those institutional accounts unique to Tribal Governments, including Minors Trust Funds, Elders Trust Funds, Endowments, Elected Officials Plans and Retirement Funds.

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We offer a website where Minors Trust participants can log on and get a daily market value of their Minors Trust account, as well as access financial education and on demand statements.

We developed our Direct Solutions® bundled services program to help our clients mitigate the day-to-day challenges of managing multiple providers for their 401(k), 403(b) or 457 plan. Direct Solutions is mutual-fund-based, which eliminates additional insurance expenses and improves employees’ abilities to meet their retirement goals.

Through Direct Solutions, USICG is in a unique position to provide a fully integrated, cost-effective solution by serving as both your full-service recordkeeper and co-fiduciary advisor.

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Our dedicated defined contribution consulting practice provides a broad range of services relative to your 401(k) or 403(b) plan's investments, ongoing operation and service provider arrangement. We act as the liaison between our clients and their service provider to help design and optimize their retirement plan, anticipate trends and manage issues. As our clients’ advocate, we can:

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We have a large staff of professionals dedicated exclusively to defined benefit pension administration  and consulting, as well as a team dedicated to post-retirement and post-employment compliance. We administer programs across the country, ranging in size from 30 to more than 30,000 employees and have the experience and capacity to provide you with cost-effective solutions and outstanding service.

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Gain peace of mind knowing that your plan is being operated in compliance with applicable rules and regulations with USICG’s Plan Compliance team, including in-house ERISA attorneys, who are well positioned to provide your organization with expert guidance on new developments and ongoing requirements of retirement plans. We keep a close watch on legislative and regulatory changes, analyze the potential impact of these changes and assist employers to adjust their business planning and retirement plan decision making.

Our compliance professionals can assist in the maintenance of the plan's documentation and administrative operation through plan and summary plan description or retirement booklet drafting, plus plan defect corrections where needed. We help keep our clients educated as to their fiduciary responsibilities and assist in policy and procedure development designed to limit fiduciary liability.

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* Investment advice provided to the Plan by USI Advisors, Inc. Under certain arrangements, securities offered to the Plan through USI Securities, Inc. Member FINRA/SIPC. Both USI Advisors, Inc. and USI Securities, Inc. are affiliates of USI Consulting Group.