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November 6th, 2019
SEC Seeks to Bring Adviser Advertising Rules into the Digital Age
One source points out the SEC’s advertising rules have not been substantively amended since 1961, long before social media and the dominance of the Internet—even before fax machines. Read more >
Attorneys Argue for Stricter Reading of ‘Actual Knowledge’ in ERISA Cases
Responding to a case against Intel 401(k) plan fiduciaries, U.S. attorneys say just because retirement plan participants receive investment disclosures doesn’t mean they have actual knowledge that a fiduciary breach occurred. Read more >
Corporate America Pushes for SECURE Act Passage
It’s not just the financial services industry pushing for passage of the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act; Chambers of commerce, consumer advocacy groups and major U.S. corporations are also voicing support. Read more >
MOST READ ARTICLES
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Three New ERISA Lawsuits Bash Actively Managed TDFs
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$300 Million Plan Faces ERISA Fiduciary Breach Lawsuit
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Another Lawsuit Challenges Use of Untested CITs in 401(k) Plan
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Attorneys Offer Closer Reading of DOL’s Open MEP RFI
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DOL Aims to Quickly Simplify Conflict of Interest Framework
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The Case for Automated Emergency Savings Accounts
They are seen as a hedge against retirement plan participants taking loans or hardship withdrawals. Read more >
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It’s Time to Get Serious About Retirement Income Solutions
Thoughtful consideration of a participant’s journey, both up to and through retirement, can help participants meet their retirement goals—and better position plans to retain assets. Read more >
RedBlack Launches Salesforce Integration
“Our goal is to provide wealth managers with a secure, data-rich and customizable experience designed to drive client satisfaction and optimize efficiency,” says RedBlack Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder Roel Vlemmings. Read more >
Addressing Profitability
When plans are no longer cost-effective, there are actions advisers can take. Read more >
Market Mirror
Tuesday, the Dow increased 30.52 points (0.11%) to 27,492.63, the NASDAQ was up 1.48 points (0.02%) at 8,434.68, and the S&P 500 decreased 3.65 points (0.12%) to 3,074.62. The Russell 2000 closed 2.21 points (0.14%) higher at 1,599.61, and the Wilshire 5000 was down 32.00 points (0.10%) at 31,352.20. The price of the 10-year Treasury note decreased 28/32, bringing its yield up to 1.853%. The price of the 30-year Treasury bond fell 1 5/32, increasing its yield to 2.334%.
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