Hundreds of Thousands of 401(k)s Up for Grabs After DOL Fiduciary Rule
Broker-dealers are wondering what to do with small plan sponsor clients serviced by generalist wealth managers.
Republican-Led Social Security Bill Would Raise Taxes. Yes, You Read That Right.
The S.O.S. Act contains provisions disliked by Democrats and Republicans. Policy experts have received it warmly
Does DOL Fiduciary Rule Create a New Right to Sue?
The lawsuit by NAFA challenges the rule on six counts, but the key question is whether the rule creates a new private right of action.
DOL Wants 401(k)s, Benefit Plans to Report More Data
The DOL, IRS and PBGC want to update fee disclosures and require all group health plans to file Form 5500.
Congress Moves Closer to Expanding MEP Access
The private sector is showing an uptick in interest in multiple employer retirement plans, according to testimony at a bipartisan roundtable.
CBO Issues Dramatic Corrections to Social Security Replacement Rates
The average income replacement rate for retirees born in the 1940s is 43%, not 60% as the CBO reported in December, according to revised data.
Top 5 Target Date Fund Families in 2015
These fund families took in the most assets last year. Looking ahead, Ron Surz thinks this year could bring trouble for investors in 2015-dated funds.
401(k)s Keep Getting Cheaper
The average expense ratio for mutual funds in 401(k)s is down 20 points from 2009, BrightScope and ICI found.
Trustees at $2 Billion 401(k) Charged With Self-Dealing, Excessive Fees
A court case alleges trustees to Insperity 401(k) plan allowed excessively high recordkeeping costs, amounting to self-dealing by plan fiduciaries.
Recent SEC Exams of RIAs Focusing on Client Retirement Accounts
Following up on its promise to do so, the SEC's examiners are looking closely at RIAs' oversight of clients' 401(k) and IRA accounts.