Supreme Court Hints at New Monitoring Rules for 401(k) Plans
U.S. Supreme Court justices suggested they will require 401(k) plans to periodically monitor the investment options they offer.
11 Reasons Why Putting Brokerage Clients’ Interests First Is a Bad Idea
The reasons raised by the brokerage industry against DOL’s fiduciary proposal are good, but out of the goodness of my heart, I offer some more.
Flood of 401(k) Suits Expected if Tibble Prevails in Supreme Court
Oral arguments begin Tuesday in the first 401(k) excessive-fee case that the high court has agreed to hear.
Obama Endorses DOL Fiduciary Redraft, Girds for Fight
“If you want to give financial advice, you have to put your clients’ interest first,” Obama said Monday, blasting “backdoor payments” and high fees.
Want to Lure Millennials? Forget ‘Retirement Planning’
XY Planning Network co-founder Alan Moore, 27, talks with ThinkAdvisor about his generation, his monthly fee model, and why advisors should rethink "retirement."
Are Boomers Ready to Retire? It’s Complicated
Boomers are heading into retirement with some trepidation, according to a report from Jackson.
3 States That Shuttered Pension Plans and Paid for It: NIRS
A National Institute on Retirement Security analysis shows that switching from pensions to DC plans might not fix underfunding problems.
Kahneman: Clients Driven by Losses, Not Gains
Advice from the father of behavioral finance on the perils of hindsight, the power of client regret and what really sets apart Warren Buffett.
We’re Living Longer — Get Ready to Pay for It
ERISA attorney Marcia Wagner says increased life expectancy raises financial risks for retiring clients and requires careful planning.
12 Best & Worst Broker-Dealer 401(k) Plans: 2015
Using BrightScope data, we ranked 12 big firms on the tools they give their own employees to prepare for retirement.