Senate Passes TRIA; National Insurance Licensing Hub Closer to Reality
“One-stop insurance licensing across state lines will soon be a reality,” says IRI's Weatherford.
‘Faulty’ Analysis Could Torpedo an SEC Fiduciary Rule: Advocates
SEC’s analysis on a fiduciary rule must be “thorough and well-reasoned,” as a “faulty analysis could doom or further delay” prospects for reform.
10 Best States Ranked by Pension Promises
Even the soundest state pension plan is just two-thirds of the way toward accumulating assets sufficient to pay its retiree obligations.
The SEC Is Broken
A decades-old law and the origin of new commissioners stymies consensus building and rulemaking at the Securities and Exchange Commission.
‘Timing Discrepancy’ Gives SEC Filing Subscribers Unfair Advantage: Senators
Two senators called on the SEC to act after a study found paying subscribers can get corporate filings about 40 seconds before the public.
Less Affluent Americans Boost Charity; Wealthy Donors Tighten Belts
Despite earning less, middle- and lower-income Americans have increased the share of their income thay give to charity since the recession.
20 Best & Worst States for Pension Funding
Data from S&P shows the health of public retirement funds.
10 Happiest States in America
Can money buy happiness? Only up to a point; there are many more factors at play. WalletHub ranked the states on 26 key happiness metrics.
CFPB Should Boost Consumer Data Protections: GAO
Republican lawmakers say that the CFPB is overstepping its boundaries with "unwarranted" and "unwelcome" intrusion into personal consumer information.
20 Best & Worst Tax States
Conservatives and liberals generally agree on what a “fair” state and local tax system looks like, but no state actually has such a system.