Trump Budget Would Increase College Costs, Loans for Many
It would do so primarily by the changes and cuts made to college loan programs and repayment plans.
A 7-Point Checklist for Advisors to Protect Against Cyberattacks
Former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff offers his recommendations on how financial firms can prevent or limit the impact of an attack.
Smart Beta Strategies More Popular Than Ever and Growing Rapidly: Survey
Allocations to smart beta strategies jumped from 36% to 46% in one year, according to FTSE Russell's latest Global Institutional Smart Beta survey.
Can Theme-Based ETFs Hack It in Portfolios?
Niche ETFs like HACK generally hold a limited number of stocks and have relatively high expenses, but they can be useful in certain situations.
College Grads Entering Best Job Market Since Great Recession
The New York Fed says the unemployment rate for recent college graduates is under 4% and wages have been rising.
Betterment for Business Adds Ex-DOL Official to Advisory Board
A former BlackRock retirement strategist is also joining the advisory board of the firm's 401(k) division, and both newcomers are women.
CEOs Push House Panel for Corporate Tax Cuts
In the Ways and Means Committee's first hearing on tax reform, the divisions between Republicans and Democrats were evident.
Fidelity Expands Managed Account Offering to Advisors, Recordkeepers
The offering is a personalized, customized solution for employee retirement accounts.
How Student Loan Companies Are Causing More Defaults
A CFPB study finds that many student loan companies fail to enroll high-risk borrowers in income repayment plans.
College Majors May Not Be as Important as You Think
A study from Brookings' Hamilton Project found that the jobs graduates take as well as their gender, more than their majors, determine their earnings.