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June 27th, 2019

Self-Correction and Compliance Tips from Former IRS Attorney

There are many fiduciaries out there who are not educated on the voluntary corrections programs run by DOL and IRS. Former IRS staffer Lisa Tavares says are taking unnecessary risk. Read more >
The Case That Almost Demolished the Retirement Plan Regulatory System
Expert ERISA attorneys have been eagerly awaiting the Supreme Court’s decision in a case called Kisor v. Wilkie. The complicated ruling issued Wednesday is the most significant of the term for the retirement plan audience.  Read more >
House Continues Fiduciary Fight
The lower chamber has voted to block funding for the SEC to implement and enforce Regulation Best Interest. Read more >
Annuities Are Potentially More Useful Today Than Ever
Anxiety about turning DC plan assets into a “lifetime retirement paycheck” in such a low-rate environment is keeping aging Americans in the workforce—including many who very likely have enough money saved to retire comfortably and don’t want to keep working. Read more >
Retirement Plan Clients Can Learn From Financial Audits
Auditors “can provide feedback on the effectiveness of, and suggestions for improving, processes and controls in place related to fiduciary responsibilities and efficient and effective plan operations,” said James Haubrock, with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Read more >
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PBGC Asking for Comments on Proposed Rulemaking
The proposal includes corrections, clarifications, and improvements to its regulations on Reportable Events, Premium Rates and others. Read more >
Disparities in Savings Show Need for Retirement Help for Women
Women place more importance on advice that fits into their work or personal schedule, as opposed to men who place more importance on advice that alerts them to critical developments in their accounts, a T. Rowe Price survey found. Read more >
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Market Mirror
Wednesday, the Dow was down 11.40 points (0.04%) at 26,536.82, the NASDAQ closed 25.25 points (0.32%) higher at 7,909.97, and the S&P 500 decreased 3.60 points (0.12%) to 2,913.78. The Russell 5000 lost 3.26 points (0.21%) to finish at 1,517.78, and the Wilshire 5000 closed 34.87 points (0.12%) lower at 29,892.21. The price of the 10-year Treasury note decreased 27/32, bringing its yield up to 2.048%. The price of the 30-year Treasury bond fell 1 1/32, increasing its yield to 2.572%.

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