Consumers Clueless on Key Social Security Benefits: FPA, AARP Survey
One example: Only 9% of consumers say they’re ‘very knowledgeable’ about benefits, but 40% expect those benefits to account for most of their retirement income.
CFP Board, FPA Advocates Agree on Likely Timetable for DOL Fiduciary Rule
Marilyn Mohrman-Gillis, Karen Nystrom think it likely DOL rule will be out this year, but SEC fiduciary rulemaking prospects still cloudy.
FPA Board Names Shannon Pike 2016 President-Elect, 3 New Board Members
At national conference, FPA says it also added three new “knowledge circles” focusing on women, tax planning and linking academic researchers and practitioners.
House GOP Makes Last-Ditch Effort to Stall DOL Fiduciary Rule
Rep. Jeb Hensarling said he would advance Rep. Ann Wagner's Retail Investor Protection Act to “stop” the Department of Labor's “misguided” fiduciary rule.
‘Miracle on Ice’ Goalie Jim Craig Tells Advisors: Focus on Clients’ Dreams
In opener to FPA national conference, diversity and retirement awards are presented, while goalie for the 1980 Olympic hockey team regales attendees.
Bill Halting DOL Fiduciary Rule to Move Ahead
House Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling says he'll advance Rep. Ann Wagner's Retail Investor Protection Act as it "will stop" the DOL's "misguided" fiduciary rule.
What Older Advisors Don’t Get About Younger Ones
Older advisors are still trying to figure out how to connect with the millennials whom they hope will some day take over their practices.
DOL ‘Flexible’ on Fiduciary Rule, Perez Says
“We are very flexible in how to get this [fiduciary rulemaking] done,” Labor Secretary Perez told a Senate panel. “We haven’t made any decisions yet.”
Fiduciary Rule Crucial for Protecting Middle Class: DOL Chief
Labor Secretary Perez says DOL is sharpening its thinking on the fiduciary rule thanks to comments; FPA plans to weigh in in "very comprehensive" fashion.
New Hire Roundup: RBC Global Asset Management Adds 5
Meanwhile, Northern Trust added a senior VP in New York and a Minnesota state president.