Retirement Spending Plans Should Follow Pension Strategy: Russell
Pensions’ funded ratio method offers a “simple yet powerful percentage that most clients understand immediately,” a Russell study says.
IRS Clarifies IRA-to-IRA Rollover Guidance
Meanwhile, Ed Slott said rollovers were a "minefield" of "rules and traps" and named five areas where advisors commonly slip up.
SEC’s Enforcement Division ‘Here to Stay’ in Muni Bond Market
It’s been a year of many firsts for enforcement and regulation in the municipal bond market, which has previously received little attention, says SEC’s Ceresney.
How to Maximize Post-Retirement Income: The Principles
Proper sequencing of withdrawals from taxable accounts, tax-deferred accounts (IRAs and 401(k)s) and Roth accounts can make or break a client’s retirement income plan.
Schwab Impact Awards Go to 3 RIA Firms, Recordkeeper
Schwab Advisor Services gave its first-ever Best-in-Retirement Business honor in addition to its RIA awards.
Are Deferred Annuities Becoming the Default 401(k) Investment?
The IRS’ approval of deferred annuities in TDFs makes it very likely that the prevalence of these products is about to explode.
Managing Risk to Create Retirement Income
At Schwab Impact, Milliman execs discuss how they help advisors manage the risks clients face when it's time to tap their retirement portfolios.
Top 20 Colleges With Most Billionaire Alumni
You don't have to have a college degree to become a billionaire, but these schools, mostly in the U.S., have churned out many of them.
6 Secrets to Becoming a Billion-Dollar RIA Firm: aRIA
The Alliance for RIAs has released a detailed outline on how independent financial advisors can reach and surpass $1 billion in AUM.
What Low Oil Prices Mean for MLPs
How likely is it that MLPs will recover (and even outperform) after weakening tied to falling energy prices?