DOL Ready to Enforce Fiduciary Rule: Acosta
If firms are willfully violating the best-interest standard, which took effect June 9, Labor will use its enforcement authority, Acosta told lawmakers.
8 of the Worst Market Calls Since 1929
Bad stock market calls could fill oceans, but here are eight of the worst going back to the start of the Depression.
11 Facts to Know About Catch-Up Contributions
As the Senate debates removing tax incentives for extra retirement savings, here are 11 facts to consider about catch-up contributions to retirement plans.
‘Mini-Rothification’ of 401(k)s Could Be Added to Tax Bill
Retirement industry lobbyist Brian Graff blasted a proposal to apply Roth treatment to all catch-up contributions.
Auto-Features in 401(k)s May Foster Delusions of Preparedness
Automatic features in retirement plans may actually give employees the wrong impression about savings rates and their own preparedness, a new report says.
4 Ways Senate Tax Bill Hurts Retirement Plans
Capping an important benefit for the highest earners sets a dangerous precedent, says ARA's Brian Graff.
Lessons for Advisors From a Bus Tour
The American Century/Investopedia tour, covering six cities in five states, found that advisors should focus more on financial planning than portfolio management to attract clients.
Millennials Want Their Financial Advice Right Now, and It Better Look Pretty
At a conference, Ron Carson talked about losing a billion-dollar client's millennial heirs to an advisor more attuned to their needs.
Securities America Nabs $1.7B OSJ From National Planning Corp.
Two Ladenburg Thalmann-owned BDs have landed billion-dollar groups.
4 Retirement Plan-to-IRA Rollover Situations to Think About
This may be your bread and butter ... but how much do you really know about the butter?