How to Achieve Financial Wellness? Use Programs Repeatedly, Run Retirement Projections
These are the key findings from Financial Finesse's 2016 Year in Review report.
Ryan Pulls Bill to Repeal Obamacare; Says Tax Reform Now in Danger
Speaker Paul Ryan House said too many Republicans were not supporting the repeal bill.
Lipper Names Top Fund Managers of 2017
A variety of groups top the overall categories, but two groups dominate in target date allocation.
Top 5 Industries With the Best 401(k) Plans
White-collar workers tend to have better plans than blue-collar ones, but there are outliers, Judy Diamond finds.
Texas BD to Pay $100K Fine, Repayments to Seniors It Fleeced in Massachusetts
In one case, a senior client in the final stage of terminal cancer had almost all of her assets put in a variable annuity.
Investor Optimism Climbs to 16-Year High: Wells Fargo/Gallup
The last time investors were so optimistic in this survey was November 2000, when the tech boom was ending.
Another Casualty of Bad Retirement Planning: Worker Productivity
EBRI’s latest retirement survey found that lack of planning comes with more stress and less productivity.
Labor Nominee Vows to Toe Trump Fiduciary Line
Criteria set out in Trump order “really regulates and determines the Department of Labor’s approach to the fiduciary rule,” R. Alexander Acosta told senators.
Two in Five Americans Say They’ll Need $1M to Retire
A new survey finds our expectations at odds with the financial reality of today’s retirees.
Trump Education Department Now Allows Big Collection Fees on Defaulted College Loans
The new guidance affects loans from lending institutions made before the feds took over the student loan program in July 2010.