9 Best States for Retirement Security: NIRS
States were scored based on retirement savings, costs for retirees and labor market conditions for older workers.
Funding a Cure for Childhood Diseases
In June, Children's National Health System and Benefunder, a hosted donor-advised fund, announced a partnership to increase funding for pediatric research.
The End of the 401(k)?
"Let's declare 2015 the year we officially recognize 401(k) plans as a failed experiment in retirement planning," Simply Money CEO Bachrach writes.
Analysts Are Victims of Behavioral Biases, Too
Like anyone else, analysts behave in a manner inconsistent with the workings of a completely efficient market, says John Riddle of BRC Investment Management.
Lawmakers Ask DOL to Start Over on Fiduciary Rule
“We feel it is in the interest of our constituents that the DOL repropose this fiduciary regulation,” lawmakers tell Labor’s Thomas Perez.
Financial Anxiety Hurting Servicemembers’ Health
First Command Financial Services finds 71% of middle-class military families have suffered a health issue in the last year commonly related to financial anxiety.
Top 10 Worst-Funded State Pensions: 2015
Pew data shows which states’ public workers are in the worst shape for retirement.
House GOP Tells DOL to Scrap Fiduciary Plan
Lawmakers from the House committee with jurisdiction over DOL accused it of having an “insatiable desire to re-engineer the retirement services industry.”
Social Security Is Here to Stay, and Advisors Are Studying Up
Whatever Social Security looks like in the long term, it's not going away, and advisors are streaming into The American College's RICP program.
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.