Washington Watchers See Big Retirement Push in 2015
Retirement planning officials should prepare next year for the release of DOL’s fiduciary plan, the official launch of Obama’s MyRA and more.
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.
Camp’s Tax Plan Unlikely to Pass but Sure to Ignite Debate
Though Rep. Camp's tax plan is highly unlikely to become law this year, retirement planning advocates weighed in.
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."
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.
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.
You Can Leave Your Hat(s) On: Two Fiduciary Standards?
Creating two fiduciary standards would do nothing to reduce the current state of investor confusion; the real losers would be retail investors.
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.