Social Security Is Failing Elderly Women: Sen. Wyden
At hearing, lawmakers explore ways to shore up Social Security for women, as they are twice as likely as men to fall into poverty.
Retirement Savings, Household Assets Rise in 2013; Big Gains for Seniors
Total household assets increased 16% last year, according to a study by Hearts & Wallets.
Jack Bogle: Investing Outside U.S. Not Worth the Risk
Also, Bogle says role of advisors should be to keep clients from making bad investment choices.
Use of TDFs Surges in 401(k)s
The use of TDFs in 401(k) plans has risen considerably from 2006-2012, according to a new study from BrightScope and ICI.
7 Facts About After-Tax IRA Rollovers
IRA expert Ed Slott cites seven important takeaways from the new IRA guidance on after-tax rollovers.
Indexed Universal Life Insurance: Sales Up, as Is Regulatory Scrutiny
Client interest in using indexed universal life as a retirement income source is stronger than ever, heightened regulatory scrutiny is similarly on the rise.
Stable Value Fund Group Makes Pitch to Risk-Averse Millennials
Stable value funds are ideal investments for millennial investors, according to Gina Mitchell, president of the Stable Value Investment Association.
NFP Rebrands Retirement Unit
NFP says its wholly owned subsidiary 401(k) Advisors Inc. has been renamed NFP Retirement.
Banks Primed to ‘Collapse Like a House of Cards,’ Banking Expert Warns
Stanford professor Anat Admati warns that the financial system is primed to experience another collapse, with little likelihood of averting the danger.
Fidelity Partners With Robo-Advisor LearnVest
Deal will give Fidelity IWS, National Financial advisors ‘preferred pricing’ and educational tools to reach ‘emerging’ and mass affluent clients.