SEC, DOL Enforcement: Ex-Mayor Fined for Misleading Movie Studio Investors
Meanwhile, two Canadian citizens were charged with conducting an international microcap fraud scheme.
Lobbyists Gear Up to Prod New Congress on User Fees, Retirement, Cybersecurity
The IAA, for one, sees an opportunity to gain Republican support for an SEC user-fees bill.
6 Questions for Sen. Hatch on Retirement and the Election
In an interview, Sen. Orrin Hatch, on deck to head the Senate Finance Committee, talks about the prospects of his SAFE Retirement Act and more.
New DOL Fiduciary Rule Before Obama Leaves Office? Maybe Not
The neverending speculation about when DOL might finally issue a redefined fiduciary standard came up once again this week at the SPARK Institute conference.
Top 10 U.S. Public Pensions by Private Equity Investments and Returns
A new study finds private equity is public pensions’ top-performing asset class.
Less Affluent Americans Boost Charity; Wealthy Donors Tighten Belts
Despite earning less, middle- and lower-income Americans have increased the share of their income thay give to charity since the recession.
Saving Exploited Elders
Every day at least 1,000 elderly Americans are financially exploited or abused.
10 Happiest States in America
Can money buy happiness? Only up to a point; there are many more factors at play. WalletHub ranked the states on 26 key happiness metrics.
Treasury, IRS Issue New Guidance to Curb Corporate Tax Inversions
The Treasury Department and IRS issued guidance late Monday to reduce the tax benefits of corporate inversions.
Congress Begins to Tackle Retirement
Congress this week is turning its attention to the country’s retirement security crisis, particularly for workers in small and midsize businesses.