Qualcomm to lay off over 1,000
SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – The San Diego Workforce Partnership confirmed that 1,231 Qualcomm employees will be laid off by June 19 from the company’s Sorrento Valley headquarters.
Source – KGTV
QUALCOMM Incorporated Employee Savings and Retirement Plan is a defined contribution plan with a profit-sharing component and 401k feature. This plan has a BrightScope Rating of 86.
The plans administrator is Melissa Real and is handled in San Diego, California. The recordkeeper is Fidelity.
One of the key concerns is that the plan only has 28 investment options which is common for most 401k type plans.
Most 401k, Profit Sharing or ESOP plans do not have active management so there really is no one guiding the plan investments. What this means is that like most traditional investment companies, in the event of an economic downturn there is no method for automatically moving your portfolio to a lower risk profile.
With the WealthSentry system we participate in, accounts are automatically re-balanced to lower risk portfolios in the event of a severe economic downturn. Learn more in our guide, 6 Critical Steps You Must Take Now.
For an in-depth analysis of your options feel free to make an appointment, read one of our guides or participate in one of our workshops.
Wishing you the best.
Doug Reed, CRPC, AAMS