Gridlock Likely in New Congress as Fiduciary Regs Hang in Balance
The list of regulations and legislation that the advisory industry will be watching — and lobbying to influence — in the new year is long.
DOL Fiduciary Redraft Still Coming in January: OMB
An update from the OMB shows the DOL still plans a January release, despite speculation to the contrary.
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.