House Passes Small Entity Update Act to Evaluate Size Cutoff for Advisories
The bill would require the SEC to study and update its definition of ‘small entity,’ which could significantly impact independent financial advisers.
The Good Old Days: Was the Pension Era Really as Good as Its Reputation?
The ‘Other’ Retirement Income? Pair Passion With Part-Time Work, Experts Say
CFP Board Outlines Best Practices to Retain Diverse Talent
A report on ‘creating DEI-driven culture’ encourages firms to articulate a vision, ensure equitable hiring and offer leadership development.
As States Add Retirement Programs, Private Providers See Growth
This month, Minnesota and Missouri brought the count of state-facilitated retirement plans to 18. Small business providers say state engagement helps boost business despite state-provided auto-IRAs.
Advisers Managing Heightened Retirement Plan Committee Turnover
With job turnover rates remaining high, advisers discuss how to manage retirement plan committee churn.
In-Person Client Meetings Return as Pandemic Dims, Volatility Remains
A recent survey shows that advisers are doing more in-person meetings amid overall increased client touchpoints.
New RIA Aims to Advise Plan Sponsors on Diligent Annuity Selection
Experts in the insurance and asset management industries have launched Annuity Research & Consulting to advise 401(k) plan sponsors and recordkeepers on annuities.
Why More Advisers Are Assuming 3(38) Role, Responsibility
Morningstar Introduces AI Adviser to Aid Evolving Investors
Artificial Intelligence could play a role in scaling investment advice and decisionmaking.
Altruist Pitches Tech, Personalization to Advisers
According to the financial tech custodian’s head of investing, RIAs are shifting more into ‘holistic’ needs, including retirement saving.
Disability-Affected Individuals Need Better Retirement Preparation
Among disability-affected retirees, 61% said they did not save enough for retirement, and a new EBRI report lays out ways advisers can help.
A Three-Step Plan for Employers to Encourage Financial Wellness
For April’s National Financial Capability Month, the head of retirement services at Corebridge Financial suggests understanding, engaging and taking action to help improve financial wellness.
HSA Admin: Avoiding ERISA Status While Still Providing a Strong Benefit
Experts discuss the proper health savings account administration to stay complaint at the 2023 PLANADVISER/PLANSPONSOR HSA Conference.
As SECURE 2.0 Changes Loom, Plan Sponsors Need Prep, Advice
SECURE 2.0 gives advisers ample opportunity to connect with plan sponsors to ensure they are ready for both mandatory and optional plan changes.
The Business Case for Offering HSAs
Panelists at the 2023 PLANADVISER/PLANSPONSOR HSA Conference discuss the business benefits of offering health savings accounts.
Is the HSA a Health or a Retirement Savings Benefit?
Panelists at the PLANADVISER/PLANSPONSOR HSA Conference discussed how to position the HSA to get the most out of the benefit for employees.
Tax Advantages to Look Out for in HSAs
Experts at the PLANADVISER/PLANSPONSOR 2023 HSA Conference pointed out many similarities between HSA contributions and 401(k) plan contributions.
Mandatory Retirement Not Serving Economy, According to Panel on Longevity
The current economy needs older workers, according to speakers at a conference on longevity with Thrive Global's Arianna Huffington.
Investment Group Calls On FTC to Exempt Execs From Non-Compete Ban
The IAA wants to keep non-compete clauses for employees with access to proprietary investment data, as the end of the FTC comment period looms.