11 Senators Unite on Resolution to Protect Retirement Tax Incentives
With fiscal cliff negotiations putting tax incentives for retirement savings potentially on the chopping block, 11 senators have voiced their support for the employer-based retirement system by joining forces on a Sense of the Congress resolution.
Geithner Says ‘Absolutely’ When Asked About Eliminating Debt Ceiling
Debt ceiling used as a political tool, time to go, says treasury secretary.
President Romney’s Cabinet: Who Would He Choose?
If Gov. Romney wins the election, his Cabinet will take a very different direction on economic policy than Obama’s. Here are some of the choices to head those key posts.
How the Election Will Shape Regulatory Policies for Advisors
The president appoints the people who will make the most important decisions on regulatory policy that affect your profession. First up on our list of potential changes: Treasury.
Fiduciary Rule Backers Renew Critique of Oliver Wyman Study
Proponents of a fiduciary standard for IRA advisors, including Barbara Roper of the Consumer Federation of America, are once again crying dirty pool over a widely reported study.
Forecasting election outcomes has taken on some of the trappings of a science in recent years.
What to Expect
Traditionally, presidential races slip into a relatively quiet July doldrums, before the late-summer party conventions kick the race into a higher gear
New Jersey’s Gov. Chris Christie is a rising star in Republican national politics.
Deficit Supercommittee: Are You Ready for More Political Football?
Everything you wanted to know about the Congressional supercommittee, and when its recommendations need to be made.
Deficit Reduction Committee Gets to Work
Congress’ solution to the debt limit crisis and rising deficits is fully operational, but many are left wondering whether the bipartisan Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction is capable of fulfilling its mandate.