Claiming Social Security: A Timeline for Clients
As your clients approach retirement and begin to feel the weight of mounting decisions and deadlines, expect to encounter planning insecurity toward Social Security.
BlackRock Launches Mutual Funds for Pre-Retirees
A new way for advisors and their older clients to calculate how much annual income they will need in retirement and whether they're on track.
Obama Offering Retirement Savings Plan for Workers
President Barack Obama offered more Americans the chance to save for retirement through payroll deductions with a plan for new government-sponsored savings accounts.
Get Ready for a World Economy Led by China
Do not underestimate the implications of China’s growth.
Citigroup Earnings Miss as Bond Trading Slump Slows Recovery
Net income at Citigroup more than doubled to $2.69 billion from $1.2 billion a year earlier.
House Passes $1.1 Trillion Government Budget
Lawmakers voted 359-67 to send the measure to the Senate, which is set to pass it later this week.
Your Clients Will Pay for World’s Debt, Advisor Warns
Advisor Romain Hatchuel says higher taxes, especially on the wealthy, are imminent as Western nations deal with heavy debt loads.
Avoiding Pitfalls When Retiring in Paradise
Retiring abroad can be a ticket to paradise, but there are a number of laws, regulations and common-sense tips you and your clients should know.
Much of 2013’s Important News Arose From What Didn’t Happen
One of the big things that failed to happen this year was a fiduciary standard imposed on brokers by either the SEC or the DOL.
Goldman to Feel Biggest Hit From Volcker Rule
Five of the top 30 banks made about a quarter or more of their revenue from proprietary trading by Sept. 30, SNL Financial says.