Nationwide Says DOL Rule Behind Jefferson National Deal
Nationwide said it struck a deal to buy the Louisville-based Jefferson National, a firm with about $4.7 billion in client assets.
Vanguard’s New Model for Retirement Spending in Low-Yield Market
Vanguard has developed a goals-based approach to retirement spending with a low-return environment in mind.
SEC Advancing Third-Party Exam, Fiduciary Rule Plans
SEC chief White said agency is looking at staff recommendations on a rule to require “independent compliance reviews.”
As U.S. Workers Struggle With Retirement Planning, Most Yearn for Advice: Transamerica
Baby boomers, Gen Xers and millennials face separate but significant challenges when it comes to saving for retirement.
Top Portfolio Products: First Trust, Amplify and Van Eck Introduce ETFs
New ETFs include sector and dividend-paying stock funds as well as municipal bond funds.
‘Hit Pause’ on DOL Fiduciary Rule, Insurer’s Lawyers Urge Federal Judge
Lawyers representing insurer Market Synergy told a Kansas judge that DOL failed to prove that state-based regulation of fixed-indexed annuities is broken.
4 SEC Exam Priorities Advisors Need to Know: Brian Hamburger
The MarketCounsel CEO highlights the exam priorities that the SEC “has shown by their actions, not by their words.”
DOL Fiduciary Rule’s Cost for 9 Investment Advice Players: From IBDs to RIAs
A.T. Kearney study sees big asset shifts across formats with IBDs getting walloped.
‘Obscene Cuts’ to Medicaid Would Impact LTC: Sen. Casey
At Genworth LTC symposium, experts say both private and public sector products are needed for effective LTC solutions.
Morgan Stanley Gives Advisors Gender-Diversity Toolkit
The effort aims to equip FAs with more ways of serving clients interested in improving women's leadership and economic impact.