Cut College Debt Through Simpler Tax Incentives, Senator Says
The Senate Finance Committee looked at ways to reduce student borrowing through the tax code. One possibility: boosting prepaid 529 plans.
Top 10 Metro Areas With Highest Pay for Advisors: 2014
ThinkAdvisor used Bureau of Labor Statistics data to find the metro regions with the highest financial advisor salaries. Some are off the beaten path.
Senate Finance Gears Up for Tax Reform Hearings
Upcoming committee hearings to look at education tax incentives, ID theft and taxpayer privacy.
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.
New Hire Roundup: Curian Capital Names Czaicki CIO
Also, the SEC brought in Stephanie Avakian as deputy director of enforcement.
As Student Debt Hits $1.2 Trillion, Senate to Debate Loan Refinancing Bill
The Senate will debate next week a bill from Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., to allow students to refinance their loans.
HighTower, Focus Add Wirehouse Advisors
Raymond James, Commonwealth and Wells Fargo also recruit reps from rivals.
Is Private Equity Wrong for Retirement Funds?
Questions are raised about opacity, risk and the often enormous fees guaranteed to fund managers no matter how they perform.
Senators Vow More Work on Housing After Voting to Wind Down Fannie, Freddie
Members of the Senate Banking Committee said they’d keep working to overhaul the housing finance system after casting a narrow vote to advance the bill.
Top 15 Most Expensive States for Long-Term Care: 2014
A range of LTC services spanning 14,800 LTC providers was used for Genworth’s annual study to rank these costly states.