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December 21st, 2015
Post Budget Act Stumble, Congress Tries Again to Impact Fiduciary Rule
Republican and Democratic lawmakers introduced a pair of legislative proposals that, supporters suggest, would “ensure retirement advisers serve their clients’ best interests and preserve access to quality financial planning,” in part by delaying the DOL’s fiduciary reform effort. Read more >
Retirement Vantage Points for 2016
It has become something of a journalistic ritual to look back over a certain period of time—a week, a month, a year—and tease out the top themes or trends. As 2015 draws to a close, it is a time to ask what mattered most in the past 12 months, and how understanding those themes can prepare us for the next 12. Read more >
FINRA Slaps Fidelity for Supervisory Failures
Action this week from FINRA is a clear reminder that investment service providers must watch for red flags and take action to detect and prevent the theft of funds from investors—especially senior investors and other potentially vulnerable populations. Read more >
A Cautiously Optimistic Market Outlook from GSAM
Goldman Sachs Asset Management predicts the world’s major economies will grind out another year of modest growth in 2016, even as central bank policies diverge. Read more >
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Lawsuit Filed in Colorado District Court Shows Great-West Targeted by Fraud
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DOL Rule Provides Tailwind for Adoption of Outsourced Fiduciary Services
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Shaping Returns and Managing Behavior with Target Date Funds
Find out how to keep 401(k) participants invested in their retirement and why target date funds make a difference. Read more >
DCIIA Guide Explores Retirement Income Products
The reasons why sponsors are interested in offering income products, DCIIA says, include wanting to help employees transition to retirement at the appropriate age, rather than having them remain at the company longer than the employer would want. Read more >
Manning & Napier to Acquire Rainer Investment Management
Manning & Napier, a provider of retirement plan investment services, is expanding its target-date fund capabilities through the pending purchase of active investment manager Rainer Investment Management. Read more >
Retirement Industry People Moves
Lathrop & Gage adds an ESOP pro, BTIG expands its transition management unit, Triad Advisors names new CEO, and more. Read more >

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