3 Wishes 401(k) Participants Want Advisors to Grant in 2017
In the new year, an ongoing issue is familiar: retirement plan participants’ confusion over how to make the most of their plan.
Former FDIC Chair Bair Has a Plan to Reduce Student Debt
Now president of Washington College, Bair likens the student loan crisis to the home mortgage crisis she dealt with in the past.
9 Years Later, Workers Still Recovering From Great Recession
Less than 40% of workers say they have recovered financially from the recession that started in December 2007, a study finds.
Department of Labor’s 2016 by the Numbers
A changing administration portends a change in direction, but here’s how the DOL did in 2016.
Ex-Rep, Radio Host in Texas Arrested for $6M Fraud
The charges against Bobby Eugene Guess include theft and money laundering tied to a Ponzi scheme.
Wirehouses Reps Move to Baird, RBC: Recruiting Roundup
Meanwhile, two LPL-affiliated wealth firms with $2 billion in combined assets plan to merge.
Investors Beware: Tax ‘Volatility,’ Regulatory Upheaval on Horizon
Friedman and Valliere look at changes in retirement, tax, entitlement and investing policies coming in 2017.
Sex, Drugs and Pay-to-Play Fraud Hit New York Pension Fund: SEC
Two brokers were charged with providing thousands of dollars in gifts to a former NY state pension fund official in exchange for billions in business.
FINRA’s 12 Fines of Christmas: Wells Fargo, LPL Flub Security of Records
The companies were fined a total of $14.4 million, as some firms failed to keep millions of records in the proper electronic format.
9 Ways to Save on Taxes in Retirement
No matter how much your clients have saved for retirement, a tax break will help them stretch every retirement dollar.