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August 14th, 2019

The SEC’s Standard on IRA Rollovers

I’m an investment adviser who provides ongoing advisory services to individuals. In many instances, I advise clients about IRA rollovers. Under rules of the Securities and Exchange Commission, what standard of conduct applies to this IRA rollover advice? Read more >
The DOL’s Fiduciary Race Ahead of 2021
There is precious little time remaining for the proposal and adoption of any new advisory industry conflict of interest rules that the DOL hopes to make effective during this presidential administration. Read more >
Top Advisers in the Hot Seat
Have a pressing question you want to ask some of the best advisers in the country? Representatives from 2019 Retirement Plan Advisers of the Year answer audience questions about their practices, client services, team structure, and whatever else the audience cares to ask. Joshua Itzoe, Partner & Managing Director, Greenspring Advisors, will moderate the discussion featuring Vincent Morris, president, Resources Investment Advisors; Jason K. Chepenik, managing partner, Chepenik Financial; Ellen Lander, principal and founder, Renaissance Benefits Advisors Group, LLC; and David T. Griffin, director of institutional retirement plans, Atlanta Retirement Partners/LPL Financial Read more >
U.S. Contemplates Joining California Secure Choice Lawsuit
The lawsuit, alleging the act that created the program is preempted by ERISA, was filed less than a year after the Trump administration and Congress cancelled an ERISA safe harbor established by the Obama administration. Read more >
403(b) Plan Sponsors Reveal Investment Preferences in Survey
Plan advisers can help 403(b) plan sponsors looking for downside protection, active strategies and target-date funds that can be used as a decumulation vehicle in retirement. Read more >
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Financial Planning Association Offers Health Plan to its Members
The plan, in development for the past two years, is being offering in partnership with Ryan Insurance Strategy Consultants. Read more >
Fiduciary Education Offers Courses Within Tiered Membership Program
The courses are designed for both plan advisers and sponsors to help them manage 401(k) plans more effectively. Read more >
Market Mirror
Tuesday, the Dow climbed 372.54 points (1.44%) to 26,279.91, the NASDAQ closed 152.95 points (1.95%) higher at 8,016.36, and the S&P 500 increased 42.57 points (1.48%) to 2,926.32. The Russell 2000 was up 16.30 points (1.09%) at 1,510.58, and the Wilshire 5000 gained 368.27 points (1.25%) to finish at 29,929.37. The price of the 10-year Treasury note was down 4/32, increasing its yield to 1.696%. The price of the 30-year Treasury bond decreased 5/32, bringing its yield up to 2.158%.

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