CFP Board, FPA Advocates Agree on Likely Timetable for DOL Fiduciary Rule
Marilyn Mohrman-Gillis, Karen Nystrom think it likely DOL rule will be out this year, but SEC fiduciary rulemaking prospects still cloudy.
House GOP Makes Last-Ditch Effort to Stall DOL Fiduciary Rule
Rep. Jeb Hensarling said he would advance Rep. Ann Wagner's Retail Investor Protection Act to “stop” the Department of Labor's “misguided” fiduciary rule.
Bill Halting DOL Fiduciary Rule to Move Ahead
House Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling says he'll advance Rep. Ann Wagner's Retail Investor Protection Act as it "will stop" the DOL's "misguided" fiduciary rule.
DOL ‘Flexible’ on Fiduciary Rule, Perez Says
“We are very flexible in how to get this [fiduciary rulemaking] done,” Labor Secretary Perez told a Senate panel. “We haven’t made any decisions yet.”
Evaluating Young Financial Planners
Earlier this spring, I visited four CFP Board-registered university programs to ensure we are sourcing the best available talent for the firms we represent.
DOL Releases Fiduciary Plan
The DOL's long-anticipated, controversial redraft of its rule to redefine fiduciary for retirement plans is now out for public comment.
NAPFA, Take 2: Just Say ‘No’ to Politics
The response to my suggestion that NAPFA not get involved with protesting Indiana's law graphically illustrates my point.
FPA’s Advocacy Push: States Today, Capitol Hill Tomorrow
With membership stable and retention strong, the Financial Planning Association is holding state advocacy days in runup to Congressional advocacy days.
Bill to Delay DOL Fiduciary Rulemaking Is Revived
Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Mo., has reintroduced a bill to force the DOL to wait until the SEC makes its own fiduciary rule.
Obama Endorses DOL Fiduciary Redraft, Girds for Fight
“If you want to give financial advice, you have to put your clients’ interest first,” Obama said Monday, blasting “backdoor payments” and high fees.