Most Americans Lack Basic Social Security Knowledge: MassMutual Survey
MassMutual gave 1,513 Americans a 10-question, true-or-false Social Security quiz. Only one got every answer right.
SEC’s Former IM Director Returns to Help Craft Fiduciary Rule
Andrew "Buddy" Donohue's "deep knowledge of asset management will be especially useful" as the SEC considers a uniform fiduciary standard, said Chairwoman Mary Jo White.
Gross ‘Is Our Peyton Manning’: Janus Exec
The fund firm has its eyes on making a touchdown with its first ETF.
Gross Exit Prompts $27.5 Billion in Withdrawals From PIMCO Total Return
But redemptions "slowed sharply" after the first five trading days of October, PIMCO said.
PIMCO Rehires Spence, Banet to Rebuild After Gross Departure
PIMCO has named Nobel laureate Michael Spence as consultant and rehired money manager Jeremie Banet as executive vice president.
New Hire Roundup: Carasso Joins Senate Finance Committee Staff
Among this week's new hires, Adam Carasso joined the Senate Finance staff, and the IPA welcomed a new chairman and six new board members.
New Hire Roundup: OppenheimerFunds Makes 3 Senior Hires
The PCAOB announced its new chief hearing officer, and Capstone Financial Group has hired Steve Lee to spearhead advisor recruitment and coaching.
The Hartford to Exit Retirement-Plans Biz
The Hartford Financial Services Group agreed to sell its Retirement Plans business to Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. for $400 million in early September.
Madoff 'Feeder Fund' Settlement Reached
Irving Picard, trustee for the SIPA liquidation of Bernie Madoff's firm, announced Thursday that he had reached a $1 billion settlement with Madoff 'feeder funds.'
Special Needs, Special Designation
Caring for a special needs child can be rough.