FINRA’s Ketchum Criticizes DOL Fiduciary Plan
FINRA CEO says DOL's safe harbor descriptions are "narrow" for BDs and that the CARDS plan is on hold until security concerns are addressed.
IRS Ripped at Hearing Over Service Cuts to Taxpayers
The IRS commissioner countered that budget cuts had constrained the agency's capacity to help taxpayers during filing season.
Retirement Benefits for Veterans Changing
The proposals will cut military pensions by 20 percent, but replace those lost earnings with government contributions to the new 401(k)-style investment account.
10 Best & Worst States for High-Income Taxpayers
Income, property and sales taxes can really add up in some states, according to the Institute on Taxation & Economic Policy and WalletHub.
10 Best & Worst States for Low-Income Taxpayers
State and local taxes are surprisingly regressive in some states, the Institute on Taxation & Economic Policy and WalletHub report.
Top 10 Smartest States for Financial Literacy: 2015
Residents in these locales have a head start on planning and saving, according to WalletHub.com.
March Jobs Report Shows Slowest Growth Since End of 2013
The jobless rate held at 5.5% as companies sought to bring U.S. headcounts in line with a slow start to the year.
SEC Enforcement: Former Polycom Owner Faked Expense Reports
Meanwhile, two longtime friends were accused of an insider trading scheme involving kickbacks.
Royal Alliance Adds $600M Group With 33 Reps
Also, Securities America welcomes back a $100 million team from LPL Financial.
Several States Looking Into Required Pension Programs
Millions of individuals are at risk for not having enough money to maintain their standard of living in retirement.