DOL Fiduciary Rule Heads to Court, and Here’s What to Expect
Here’s a snapshot of the action unfolding Thursday, when a judge takes up NAFA’s request for a preliminary injunction against the rule.
Time for Fed to Normalize Rates: LPL's White
The chief investment officer of the IBD says that low interest rates are doing more economic harm than good.
SEC Smacks 71 Municipal Issuers for Muni Bond Violations
The issuers sold muni bonds using offering documents that contained materially false statements or omissions about their compliance with continuing disclosure obligations.
Could Student Debt Swing the Presidential Election?
College students and their parents consider debt a bigger election issue than hot-button topics like unemployment and immigration, a poll finds, and they vote in large numbers.
4 Trends Driving DC Plan Management: SEI
One big trend: The fiduciary burden for plan sponsors is increasing.
BlackRock’s FutureAdvisor Announces Another Partner for Its Robo-Advisor Platform
BlackRock’s FutureAdvisor platform is adding an automated investing option for clients of U.S. Bancorp Investments.
401(k)s Put the Less Educated at a ‘Double Disadvantage’: Study
The shift from pensions to 401(k) plans is making retirement inequality much worse, a new study has found.
Trone, Swisher to Craft ARA, Morningstar Fiduciary Education Program
IRA Fiduciary Adviser education program will prepare advisors for a “continuously shifting regulatory environment,” says ARA's Graff.
After Olympics, Advisors Help Athletes Build Their Second Acts
ThinkAdvisor talked to two ex-Olympic athletes, including women's basketball coach Dawn Staley, and their advisors about how they built lasting financial success.
Betterment Partners With Uber to Provide Driver Retirement Accounts
The offering will begin with drivers in a select number of cities and expand nationwide later this year.