20 Richest & Poorest Members of Congress: 2014
As the important midterm elections near, it's probably good to know which legislators have the most money and which have the least.
What the Retirement Industry Can Expect From Regulators, Congress in ’15
Retirement planning officials should prepare next year for the release of DOL’s fiduciary plan, the official launch of Obama’s MyRA and more.
House Dems Call for SEC Crackdown on Corporate Anti-Whistleblower Practices
Lawmakers say “overly restrictive nondisclosure agreements,” for example, threaten the SEC's whistleblower program.
The Rise of the Millennial Manager
It has been interesting to watch the change in perspective as my next-gen peers who once described senior management in their firms as “incapable” now struggle with the same issues when they become responsible for managing people.
Big Reg Charge Slashes LPL’s Q3 Earnings Forecast
One analyst says LPL's "inability to guide effectively on expenses," particularly regulatory ones, is a "recurring problem."
Top 25 U.S. Charities: 2014
The Chronicle of Philanthropy ranks the top charities by private donations, with four of the top 10 DAFs, including those of Fidelity, Schwab and Vanguard.
10 States With Most Advisors Headquartered
Most investment advisory firms’ main offices are concentrated in relatively few states, with distribution likely driven by access to financial markets, population and net worth.
SEC, FINRA Enforcement: HFT Firm Charged With Manipulating Closing Prices
In another action, FINRA slapped TD Ameritrade for a recordkeeping failure.
HSAs: The Next Big Thing in Retirement Planning?
Plan sponsors are starting to see HSAs as investment vehicles, not just cash balances used to pay out-of-pocket medical costs.
20 Best & Worst States for Pension Funding
Data from S&P shows the health of public retirement funds.