Obama’s MyRA Plan Still Irks Some Retirement Planners
Reactions to the proposal ranged from "a step in the right direction" to missing the point to "a bad idea."
Obama Offering Retirement Savings Plan for Workers
President Barack Obama offered more Americans the chance to save for retirement through payroll deductions with a plan for new government-sponsored savings accounts.
New Hire Roundup: OppenheimerFunds Makes 3 Senior Hires
The PCAOB announced its new chief hearing officer, and Capstone Financial Group has hired Steve Lee to spearhead advisor recruitment and coaching.
4 Big Changes to 401(k)s, IRAs in Obama’s 2014 Budget
The president’s budget blueprint proposes a number of reforms that would mean big changes in how retirement is financed.
PBS ‘Retirement Gamble’ Documentary Draws Mixed Industry Response
NAPFA calls the film a "wake-up call" for legislators; ASPPA says it "conveniently ignores" other issues.
Triche Named ASPPA’s Director of Government Affairs
ASPPA announced Thursday that Ronald Triche will join ASPPA as assistant general counsel and director of government affairs.
Limiting 401(k) Subsidies: Smart Deficit Reduction or Dumb Double Taxation?
A 28% cap on retirement deductions was just one of 15 deficit-cutting proposals of the Brookings Institution’s Hamilton Project.
Medicare, Taxes, Retirement Are Targets in Hearing
Among the proposals was one to change the tax treatment of retirement plans.
Allow E-Disclosures, Retirement Plan Coalition Urges DOL
On Tuesday, a coalition of interested parties took to their pens to urge the Department of Labor to allow plan sponsors to make required disclosures electronically.
New Hire Roundup: PIMCO Welcomes Johnson; Cepek Rises at Allianz
This week in new hires, Geoffrey Johnson joined PIMCO; Gretchen Cepek was promoted at Allianz Life; and Kimball Brooker was named portfolio manager at First Eagle.