Ex-Gov. Pawlenty: White House Fiduciary Memo ‘Overly Broad’
The leaked memo was “overly broad in condemning the industry and fairly conclusory without citing a lot of specifics,” FSR's Pawlenty says.
Lack of Access to Pension Plans Takes Center Stage at FSR Event
Many Americans don’t have access to pension plans, and even those that do are falling victim to prolonged low interest rates.
Frustrated States Push to Fill Small-Business Retirement Gap
Seventeen states are at some stage of legislating state-administered plans that hope to deliver retirement plan access to small employers.
Don’t Let Government Trample Your Retirement Business: Pawlenty
Think Obamacare is bad? Federal intervention in retirement saving would be an “existential” threat to advisors, ex-governor Tim Pawlenty warns.
SEC Warned to Halt Money Market Fund Rule Release
Financial Services Roundtable tells SEC to deal with money fund rule's "tax consequences" before moving ahead.
Ex-Minnesota Gov. Pawlenty Named CEO of Financial Services Roundtable
Former Gov. Tim Pawlenty of Minnesota was named president and CEO of The Financial Services Roundtable, replacing longtime CEO Steve Barlett, who is retiring.
Forecasting election outcomes has taken on some of the trappings of a science in recent years.
Does Anyone Have a Real Economic Plan?
Going into next year’s election, President Obama is in a heap of trouble over the economy. Some evidence: in June, only 29 percent of the people who participated in a Wall Street Journal / NBC News poll thought the country was “headed in the right direction.”
Debt Ceiling Update: Senate Hearing, Ag Subsidy Cuts Loom in Political Fight
Debt-ceiling talks: posturing exceeds progress, but presidential race may provide impetus to deficit reduction ideas.
Christie, Pawlenty Push for No Raise in Debt Ceiling
Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., and former Gov. Tim Pawlenty, R-Minn., on Fox News Sunday, spoke in favor of a hard line on spending, to the extent that government shutdown should be part of the discussion.