House Passes $1.1 Trillion Government Budget
Lawmakers voted 359-67 to send the measure to the Senate, which is set to pass it later this week.
Yellen Confirmed by Senate to Become Fed Chairman
Yellen, who will replace Bernanke after Jan. 31, will be the first woman to head the central bank in its 100-year history.
Budget Bill Nears Senate Passage
The Senate advanced the measure over a filibuster threshold on a 67-33 vote, ensuring it will pass the chamber no later than Wednesday.
2013 Advisor Hall of Fame
Now in its 23rd year, our eagerly awaited benchmark of industry excellence.
Boom in Demand for 401(k) Advisors
If five skilled 401(k) advisors applied for a job with PSA Financial today, a PSA executive said, she’d hire them on the spot.
Top Portfolio Products: First Trust Rolls Out Tactical Commodity Fund
Innealta Capital offers fund of ETFs; new robotics/automation index from ROBO-STOX.
Government Shutdown Ends, Debt Default Averted
Federal employees began returning to work on Thursday after the legislation passed both houses of Congress late Wednesday and was signed into law by President Barack Obama just after midnight.
20 Best & Worst States for Pension Funding
Public employees of some states find their retirement plans imperiled through bloated promises and mismanagement, while employees of other states are better off.
SEC, DOL Enforcement: Indiana School District, Muni Bond Writer Face Investor Fraud Charges
Recent actions include FERC winning a $410 million settlement from JPMorgan, DOL stepped in against Kentucky-based plan fiduciaries, insider trading charges against former CEO in Spain.
States Improve Budget Decisions by Using Cost-Benefit Analyses, Study Finds
It might sound simplistic, but Pew-MacArthur study finds that using data to drive decisions improves performance.