The Search for Better 401(k) Advice
The 401(k) system was never really constructed to provide the best retirement savings platform for individuals. But fixing it is a formidable task.
Andy Friedman: Why Tax Reform’s Not Happening Anytime Soon
The Washington Update's Andy Friedman explains the principles and high political hurdles to comprehensive tax reform, last achieved in 1986 under President Reagan.
FPA Steps Up Lobbying Game With First ‘Advocacy Day’
FPA is pushing for a user-fees bill and trying to "establish relationships" with lawmakers.
13 Best & Worst 529 College Savings Plans of 2014: Morningstar
ThinkAdvisor whittled down Morningstar’s look at 84 college investment plans to see which ones do it right — and wrong.
Happiness Surging Among American Female Entrepreneurs
Established female business owners in the U.S. ranked their well-being more than twice as high as non-entrepreneurs and non-business owners, according to a new study
Senate Finance to Vote on New Social Security Advisory Board Members
Committee will hold Wednesday open executive session to vote on new members Aaron, Chen and Cohen.
Tibergien, Shea: How Advisors Can Rebuild Industry Image
The Pershing and BNY executives at INSITE outline steps advisors should take to boost business and financial literacy.
20 Best & Worst States for Military Retirees
A WalletHub study determines the best places to retire from the military, even if you don’t retire from working.
High-Speed Trading Rules Coming From SEC, White Says
The SEC chief unveiled the regulator’s most sweeping plan yet for reining in high-frequency trading and monitoring secretive trading practices.
House Panel Advances Tax Extenders Package
Bonus depreciation, also known as bonus expensing, allows all businesses to immediately deduct 50% of investment in equipment and software.