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September 6th, 2018
A Global Retirement Q&A with Ed Farrington at Natixis
Natixis’ head of retirement reflects on the newly published 2018 Global Retirement Index report, which shows the U.S. continues to slip relative to other developed nations in terms of the strength of its system. Read more >
SEC Proposes More Information About ETFs to Investors
The Securities and Exchange Commission is proposing a new rule under the Investment Company Act of 1940 that would permit exchange-traded funds that satisfy certain conditions to operate without the expense and delay of obtaining an exemptive order. Read more >
How to Organize Sustainable Retirement Distributions
Each individual’s retirement income plan should be tailored specifically to their needs by coordinating DC plan distributions with decisions about when to take Social Security. Read more >
Adviser Survey Closes Friday - Take To Be Eligible for 2019 Top 100 Advisers
Once again this year, in an attempt to minimize the number of surveys we ask you to complete, we have combined the Top 100 questionnaire with our annual Retirement Plan Adviser Survey. The deadline is September 7.  Read more >
MOST READ ARTICLES
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Proposed Hardship Withdrawal Amended Regulations Issued by IRS
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Ascensus Maps the Pros and Cons of Advising Small DC Plans
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Debt Hampers Retirement Saving for Those Closest to Retirement
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SEC Investor Advisory Committee Calls for Stronger Best Interest Regulations
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How to Explain CITs to Sponsors
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PBGC May Sue for Successor Liability for Single-Employer DB Plan Termination Costs
The 6th Circuit said a district court rejected case law when it reasoned that the cases relied on by the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) arose under the Multiemployer Pension Plan Amendment Act (MPPAA) and did not address single-employer plans. Read more >
Assessing the Impact of Widowhood on Retirement Readiness
The adviser is in a good position to remind widowed individuals to continue to think about and plan for the long-term financial future—difficult as that may be after the loss of a spouse. Read more >
Sibson Highlights Importance of Proper Asset Allocation
The consulting firm says that few plan sponsors pay close attention to how their employees allocate their retirement savings. Read more >
ICI Launches FactsOnRetirement.org
The site takes on myths about the U.S. retirement system and offers tips on saving. Read more >
2019 Adviser and Sponsor of the Year Award Nominations Are Open
The nomination process has begun for the 2019 Plan Sponsor of the Year and Retirement Plan Adviser of the Year Awards. Read more >
Market Mirror
Wednesday, the Dow was up 22.51 points (0.09%) at 25,974.99, the NASDAQ lost 96.07 points (1.19%) to finish at 7,995.17, and the S&P 500 decreased 8.12 points (0.28%) to 2,888.60. The Russell 2000 closed 5.73 points (0.33%) lower at 1,727.64, and the Wilshire 5000 fell 107.63 points (0.36%) to 30,119.07. The price of the 10-year Treasury note was down 1/32, increasing its yield to 2.902%. The price of the 30-year Treasury bond decreased 8/32, bringing its yield up to 3.075%.

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