DOL Advisor Crackdown Is ‘Out of Control’: Benefits Lawyer
The DOL conducted more than 3,600 audits of qualified retirement plans last year. Settlements related to violations totaled $1.7 billion in plan reimbursements and fines.
Saudis Sitting Pretty in Global Oil Price Plunge
There’s still only one country in a position to choose winners and losers in the global market: Saudi Arabia.
S&P 500 Pares Biggest Loss Since 2011; Bonds Trim Rally
Jittery markets go through wild ride but recover at close. S&P lost 3% but ended day down 0.8%.
LPL’s Robert Moore: RIAs Are Where the Growth Is
LPL President Robert Moore tells ThinkAdvisor why the BD is not feeling acquisitive and why there's room to grow in the indie RIA space.
American Funds Fights Active Management ‘Misperceptions’
Decades old, the debate over passive investment strategies vs. active isn’t about to die down anytime soon.
HSAs: The Next Big Thing in Retirement Planning?
Plan sponsors are starting to see HSAs as investment vehicles, not just cash balances used to pay out-of-pocket medical costs.
15 of the Weirdest & Craziest Cases in Health Insurance Fraud
Take a look at some of the costliest, creepiest and even dangerous to the public health insurance fraud cases.
The Energy Investing Sector: Opportunities and Challenges
The energy sector is riding a shale-oil tailwind that should grow in strength, but there are some headwinds as well.
Saving Exploited Elders
Every day at least 1,000 elderly Americans are financially exploited or abused.
SEC Busts 4 Insurance Agents in Scam Against Seniors
SEC charges four insurance agents for unlawfully selling securities in what turned out to be a multimillion-dollar fraud targeting retirees.