PLANADVISER Weekend Newsdash
Week ending September 9th, 2016
NOTE FROM THE EDITOR
Happy Friday, readers! As we look forward to the start of the PLANADVISER National Conference on Monday, please be aware that consideration for the 2017 Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers award will close SEPTEMBER 13, 2016. To be considered for the award, you or your adviser team must complete the  2017 PLANADVISER Retirement Plan Adviser Survey. More information on our various awards programs, and how to be considered, is compiled below. 
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Consideration for the 2017 PLANADVISER Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers
By taking the 2017 PLANADVISER Retirement Plan Adviser Survey, you can enter your practice to be considered for our Top 100 awards program. Don’t wait, as the survey closes soon! SURVEY DEADLINE: September 13, 2016. Read more >
Understanding the 2017 Adviser Awards
Each year we field two primary awards programs to recognize the tremendous contributions of our readers to solving retirement security issues in the United States and globally—the PLANADVISER Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers and the PLANSPONSOR Retirement Plan Adviser of the Year. Read more >
2017 PLANSPONSOR Retirement Plan Adviser and Sponsor of the Year Nomination
Nomination forms for the 2017 PLANSPONSOR Plan Sponsor of the Year Awards and Retirement Plan Adviser of the Year awards are now available. Read more >
PLANADVISER National Conference Agenda
The PLANADVISER National Conference, which this year marks our 10th anniversary in print, kicks off Monday in Orlando. We hope to see you there! Read more >
Preparing for the 2016 PLANADVISER National Conference
Visit the sponsored Retirement Resource Center for the news, research and conversations that matter most for retirement advisers.  Read more >
MOST POPULAR STORIES
SECURE Act's House Passage Brings Test of Congressional Mediators

With the passage of the SECURE Act by the House of Representatives, experts tell PLANADVISER they are optimistic that agreement will be reached with the Senate during this Congress, but the many supporters of retirement reform will have to wait and see how compromise might be reached.

Many Retirees Wish They Had Delayed Taking Social Security Benefits

MassMutual says a married couple that lives into their 90s but decides to begin their Social Security benefits at age 62 as opposed to age 70 could be leaving as much as half a million dollars on the table, or forfeiting $2,000 to $4,000 a month for life.

Some Expect Senate Action Sooner Than Later on SECURE Act

One retirement industry executive says she believes the Senate could act quite quickly in taking up the SECURE Act, which just passed the House of Representatives with a practically unanimous yea vote.

Another Bill Proposed as Senate Committee Hearing Brings Calls for Retirement Action

Besides a lengthy Finance Committee hearing discussing the popular RESA legislation, the day on Capitol Hill also brought news of the introduction of the new Retirement Security and Savings Act.

Product Development Moves Beyond the 401(k) Plan

Retirement plan advisers with established 401(k) businesses are finding new revenue streams and client engagement opportunities among nonprofits and educational institutions, and in the area of estate planning.

Editorial: Alison Cooke Mintzer alison.mintzer@strategic-i.com

Advertising: Paul Zampitella paul.zampitella@strategic-i.com

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