What’s a Confounder?
As in a study looking at retirement ages and mortality, researchers need to be on the lookout for "confounding" variables.
Medicare Deferrers Can Reap Big Benefits
While not every client will be eligible for delaying enrollment in all parts of Medicare, the financial benefits of delaying enrollment can be substantial.
DOL Fiduciary Rule Highlights HSA Retirement Income Value
Putting HSA advisors under the fiduciary rule umbrella is the DOL’s acknowledgement of an important alternative use for HSAs in retirement income planning.
Top Portfolio Products: Touchstone Launches an International Growth Fund
Two may be better than one. Check out these partnerships that created new platforms for compliant marketing and wealth management.
Retirement Is Good, Not Great, for More Retirees: EBRI
Since 2012, the percentage of retirees who say they're "very satisfied" fell from 62.5% to 48%, an EBRI survey finds.
Top Portfolio Products: New ETFs Reflect Social Media Buzz, Catholic Values
The latest ETF offerings include one that takes its direction from the buzz on social media and another that follows guidelines from the Catholic Church.
How Insurance Partnerships Help You Better Serve HNW Clients
Wealth management firms are branching out to create holistic risk management programs for their high-net-worth clients.
5 Critical Issues That Will Make or Break an Aging America
Age Wave CEO Ken Dychtwald lists five matters that need to be addressed to help the growing aging population.
Retirement Income Planning for Kids
The benefits of opening an IRA or Roth IRA for a minor child can be substantial for both the child and the entire family.
TD Ameritrade Says Hybrid Is Right Tech Model as Profits Improve 8%
CEO Fred Tomczyk also says that the new DOL fiduciary rule will entail slightly higher costs and plenty of review.