How to Kill DOL’s Fiduciary Rule: Andy Friedman
Courts don't like to give injunctions, but if opponents to the rule can get one, “the rule is dead,” the Washington Update analyst says.
Why Are Stocks Falling in Sync With Oil Prices?
The stock market is “treating the plunge in oil prices as an indicator of global growth,” says BlackRock's Russ Koesterich. “That’s wrong.”
SEC Fines 14 Firms for Muni Bond Violations
Barclays, Janney Montgomery and Wells Fargo are among the firms fined.
Michael Finke Named Dean of The American College
Michael Finke of Texas Tech will soon be the dean of the the program that provides education for CFP, ChFC and other advisor designations.
Target Date Funds Boost Retirement Planners’ Confidence: Poll
TDF users feel more confident than non-users that they will reach their retirement goals, according to a Voya survey.
20 Wealthiest Places in America
If you want to build your roster of high-net-worth clients, these are the towns you should be targeting.
Bills to Replace DOL Fiduciary Rule Pass House Panel
Both bills "codify loopholes … that make it all too easy" for advisors to avoid their best interest obligations, says consumer advocate Barbara Roper.
Best Finance Tweets of the Month: January 2016
Small children argue with Janet Yellen, Wu-Tang Financial endorses a presidential candidate, and Jeffrey Kleintop quotes Flock of Seagulls.
Want a Flexible Retirement? Here’s How 10 Countries Stack Up
One way to ease the burden on social security systems: Let employees transition gradually out of the work force.
How Can Employers Help ‘Generation DC’?
Employees age 22 to 50 are the first cohort to rely predominantly on a defined contribution plan as their primary source of retirement funding.