Fed Likely Punting Rate Hike Till Later as Growth Cools
Fed expects a rebound from “transitory factors” hampering GDP in Q1.
Fund Investors Favored Taxable Bonds, International Equities in March
Mutual funds saw overall net outflows in March for the first time this year, but taxable bond and international equities found favor with investors, while international equity ETFs took in $24 billion.
Investors Increasingly Have More Than One Advisor: Hearts & Wallets
About a third of investors added a new relationship with a financial services provider last year, according to a report from Hearts & Wallets.
Military Retirement Overhaul Calls for DC, DB Blend
Lawmakers are debating major reforms to the military retirement system, proposing a new system combining the current defined benefit plan with elements of a 401(k).
529 College Plan Bill to Be Debated in Senate Committee
The bill is intended to "modernize" 529 plans and would designate computers as a qualified expense, among other provisions.
Fund Fees Plunge Thanks to Investors
Fund expenses are coming down, but don’t thank the financial services industry.
Senate Democrats Push Back on DOL Fiduciary Plan
The Obama administration plan to tighten rules on brokers is facing blowback from the president’s own party.
Top 15 Most Expensive States for Long-Term Care: 2015
Paying for health care is a top boomer retirement worry — and in these states, it’s easy to see why.
A 401(k) Plan With Real-Life Behavior in Mind
The Dream Forward plan, to be launched for the public soon, shows participants how to balance retirement savings with short-term goals.
DOL Not Budging on Fiduciary Rule Comment Period
Labor Secretary Thomas Perez says that the current timeline, including a hearing and another chance to comment, is "a long time."