ABLE Act Passed, but Many Questions Remain
For states deciding whether to host or contract a qualified disability savings account program, there’s a lot to consider.
Senate Democrats Push Back on DOL Fiduciary Plan
The Obama administration plan to tighten rules on brokers is facing blowback from the president’s own party.
Late-Night Social Security Votes Have Major Political Ramifications
Three recent Senate votes related to Social Security benefits may hold clues to how candidates will line up on the issue in the presidential campaigns.
10 Worst States for Retirement: 2015
Weather, crime and taxes make some places less desirable than others.
3 States That Shuttered Pension Plans and Paid for It: NIRS
A National Institute on Retirement Security analysis shows that switching from pensions to DC plans might not fix underfunding problems.
Illinois Enacts Nation’s First Required Retirement Plan Law
In what is a first for the nation, the State of Illinois this month passed into law a requirement that most employers must offer automatic retirement savings programs.
Senate Rejection of Keystone XL Measure Sets Up 2015 Showdown
Keystone XL pipeline backers came up one vote short in the Senate though vowed to try again in January.
SEC, DOL Enforcement: Ex-Mayor Fined for Misleading Movie Studio Investors
Meanwhile, two Canadian citizens were charged with conducting an international microcap fraud scheme.
10 Richest Members of Congress: 2014
As midterm elections near, it's good to know which legislators have the most amount of money, and if it means they are less effective legislators.
What a GOP Senate Takeover Means for Dodd-Frank, CFPB, User Fees
AEI's Peter Wallison and others weigh in on what advisors can expect now that Republicans have dominated the midterms.