DOL Fiduciary Rule Infringes on Advisors’ Freedom of Speech, Lawsuit Claims
U.S. District judge in Texas hears a First Amendment argument against the Labor Dept.’s fiduciary rule under ERISA.
Top 10 Funds in 401(k)s
When it comes to outfitting their 401(k) plan menus, sponsors suffer no shortage of options.
Social Security COLA for 2017: Expect Tiny Increase, if Any
What can retirees expect for a benefits increase for Social Security in 2017? Not much, experts say.
5 Major Signs of Risk in 401(k) Plans
Advisors can track 401(k) plans by watching 19 “red flags” gleaned from Form 5500 filings by Judy Diamond Associates.
Sen. Wyden Proposes Capping Contributions to ‘Mega’ IRAs
Proposed legislation would limit contributions to “mega” IRAs and help employers contribute to younger workers’ 401(k)s while they pay off student debt.
Compliance Support for DOL Fiduciary Rule Next Big Advisor Need: Cogent
Advisor education may be important for firms as much for assuaging fears and easing confusion as for compliance, new research from Cogent says.
Half of IRA Rollovers to Stay in Plan After DOL Fiduciary Rule: Cerulli
Advisors will have to offer more services to clients to support a rollover recommendation to an IRA, suggests new research from Cerulli.
Chevron 401(k) Case Dismissed
A case against the fiduciaries of Chevron's 401(k) plan was dismissed. Is this a harbinger for other pending 401(k) lawsuits?
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