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.
Top 10 Affordable Housing Markets for Millennials
A new report from the National Association of Realtors shows that some housing markets are primed for first-time buyers this fall.
SEC's White: Fiduciary Rule Important, but Dodd-Frank, JOBS Mandates Come First
Securities and Exchange Commission Chairwoman Mary Jo White said in September that she has asked the SEC to place a “high priority” on its fiduciary rulemaking options list.
Coal: Energetic Results
Natural Resource Partners (NRP) is a master limited partnership headquartered in Houston, with its operations headquarters in Huntington, W. Va. NRP is principally engaged in the business of owning and managing mineral reserve properties. NRP primarily owns coal, aggregate, and oil & gas reserves across the United States that generate...
SEC’s White: Fiduciary Rule Important, but Dodd-Frank, JOBS Mandates Come First
Chairwoman Mary Jo White told senators Tuesday that a fiduciary options list is a "high priority," but legally mandated rulemakings must take precedence.