ERISA at 40: ‘Terrible’ or ‘A Job Well Done’?
While terms used to describe ERISA include “horrible” and “terrible,” a panel of experts agreed Tuesday that the law has had a positive impact.
After MyRA Unveiling, Obama Still Gets Mixed Reviews on Retirement
Attempt to widen retirement account access gets praise, but Obama draws fire for saying savings incentives in the tax code neglect the middle class.
DOL Fiduciary Redraft Likely Out by May
A proposed regulation of the DOL's fiduciary rule could be out by April or May, said Brian Graff, executive director of ASPPA and NAPA.
Will the SEC Create Two Kinds of Fiduciaries?
The debate rages on about what Dodd-Frank said the SEC could — or could not — do in writing a fiduciary rule for brokers.
Beware a Fiduciary ‘Wild West’: ASPPA Chief
ASPPA CEO Brian Graff lays out two hot issues to watch: DOL's coming fiduciary proposal and the growing specter of state-run retirement plans.
Americans to Congress: Hands Off Our Retirement Accounts
A survey released by the Coalition to Protect Retirement found 87% of Americans think retirement accounts should be “off limits” to Congress.
Treasury Offers Plug for Rollover ‘Leakage’ of Plans
Treasury is gearing up to release guidance that would make it easier for plan sponsors to conduct rollovers to mitigate “leakage.”
Senate Banking Aide: Committee Has ‘No Interest’ in Bill to Block Fiduciary Rules
Wagner bill passes House, but Senate Banking's Johnson says he won't focus on any bill "the president clearly has no interest in signing."
DOL’s Borzi: Fiduciary Redraft Could Advance by Year End
“We are coming very close to finishing our work” on the reproposed rule, said DOL's Borzi.
DOL Focusing on ‘Major Cases,’ Particularly Fee Disclosure
What triggers a DOL investigation? What will DOL ask for during one? And how should retirement planning officials handle such inquiries?