Top 10 Firms Fee-Based Advisors Are Most Loyal To: Cogent Reports
Mutual fund firms with strongest advisor loyalty are “much less likely to be dropped.”
New Regs Encourage Split Annuity Pension Option
IRS rules change the traditional decision-making process for clients on whether to accept a lump sum from a pension plan or an annuity.
How Employers Can Help Solve the Retirement Savings Problem
Employers need to increase incentives and ease-of-use for employees to participate in work-based retirement savings plans.
6 Tax-Law Time Bombs Affecting IRAs
Some of these items have been in federal budget proposals for years. It may be only a matter of time before they become law.
Gundlach: Post-Election Markets ‘Confused’; Avoid ‘FANG’ Stocks
The DoubleLine CEO says higher rates and inflation are coming, but Trump has “no magic wand” for economic fixes.
Finance, Insurance Industry Leaders React to Trump Victory
Many within these industries, like IRI and NAIFA, anticipate major regulatory upheavals when Donald Trump becomes president.
Annuity Group to Appeal DOL Rule Court Decision
NAFA will seek an expedited review of Judge Moss’ decision in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.
FINRA Nails Cetera, Voya & 6 Others Over VA Sales
Firms hit with $6.2M in fines for supervisory failures related to variable annuity L-shares.
UBS Advisors Stay Ahead of Rivals: Q3 Earnings
The average level of fees and commissions, as well as assets, keeps the FAs in the Americas at the head of the pack.
The Next 10 Years Will Be Ugly for Your 401(k)
We expect about a 5% return on our investments; a Research Affiliates report tells us we should start getting used to disappointment.