The Age of Financial Secrecy Is Ending
Transparency is here, like it or not. Forward-thinking adaptation that takes advantage of the new reality is the key to survival.
Bracing for the Next Wave of 401(k) Lawsuits
The 10 largest class-action settlements of ERISA claims topped $1.3 billion in 2014, almost 10 times the sum of the biggest settlements in 2013.
Ameriprise Agrees to $27.5M 401(k) Settlement
The broker-dealer was accused of charging its employees high fees and using expensive proprietary funds.
New Hire Roundup: Morningstar Names HelloWallet Founder Head of Innovation
Meanwhile, Merrill adds a former UBS team in Texas.
Make the DOL Fiduciary Headlines Work for Your Retirement Practice
Advisors can use the current media focus on fiduciary standards and retirement planning to fuel their growth.
King vs. Burwell: 5 Patches for PPACA if Court Cuts Subsidies
If the Supreme Court kills federal exchange subsidies, what happens on July 1?
Supreme Court Hints at New Monitoring Rules for 401(k) Plans
U.S. Supreme Court justices suggested they will require 401(k) plans to periodically monitor the investment options they offer.
Flood of 401(k) Suits Expected if Tibble Prevails in Supreme Court
Oral arguments begin Tuesday in the first 401(k) excessive-fee case that the high court has agreed to hear.
Lockheed to Pay $62 Million to End Worker Pension Lawsuit
Employees and retirees say the defense firm charged them “unreasonable and excessive” fees on retirement plans.
Enhancing Creditor Protection of IRA Funds
Despite a recent Supreme Court ruling to the contrary, inherited IRAs may be vulnerable to bankruptcy creditors. Here's a strategy for stronger protection.