Student Debt Could Be Discharged in Bankruptcy Under New House Bill
Meanwhile, college savings proponents are rebelling against one of Obama's college-related proposals.
Obama Signals Support for DOL Fiduciary Redraft
As both sides gird for battle over the DOL measure, expected to be released any day now, the White House appears ready to lend support.
Pershing Launches Retirement Plan Network for BDs, RIAs
Using NetX360 as its nexus, initiative will provide tools, resources and data to advisors serving DC retirement plans.
New Roth 401(k) Rollovers Maximize After-Tax Contribution Value
The increasing availability of in-plan Roth 401(k) rollovers has changed the retirement income planning landscape, especially for small-business owners, but the rules are tricky.
Census Data Understates Retirement Income of Wealthy
A Center for Retirement Research analysis shows significant understatements in retirement income reported in the Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey.
Stop Checking Your Retirement Portfolio So Often: Columbia Study
To improve returns, advisors should help retirement clients build an appropriate portfolio and then "encourage them to be inattentive," a Columbia professor says.
Top 10 States With Best Performing 401(k)s
Find out which states' 401(k) plans moved into the Top 10 and which fell out in 2014, according to Judy Diamond Associates.
The Great Mutual Fund Expense Ratio Lie
After decades of decrying high expense ratios, we now have evidence that expense ratios are the wrong thing to look at, Chris Carosa writes.
The $500 Divorce: Kotlikoff’s New Service Offers Financial Balancing Act
Gadfly economist and Social Security expert Laurence Kotlikoff says service will enable divorcing couples to maximize their financial outcomes and limit financial feuding.
Illinois OKs Roth IRA-Style Retirement Plan
ASPPA applauds the law, which will require employers with 25 or more workers to offer private retirement plans or use the state program.