Greetings loyal readers! The 2020 PLANADVISER National Conference is just now wrapping up. We are thrilled with the audience participation in our first-ever all-digital conference. A huge thanks in due to all our sponsors, attendees and panelists. Below we have compiled coverage of some of the best session from the conference, with more to come next week. Have a great weekend!
Because of its fundamental importance to American lives and livelihoods, panelists agreed, the workplace is the right place to nurture diversity and inclusion; they also agreed the adviser industry has a whole lot of work to do.
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Financial wellness has taken on a new relevance in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Experts share tips on how advisers can figure out how to offer access to best-in-breed programs to enrich overall benefits programs and participant outcomes.
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Though retirement plans can allow individuals to self-certify that they qualify for a penalty-free coronavirus-related distribution, should the IRS discover otherwise during a future audit, a participant can be subject to substantial penalties.
The bipartisan piece of legislation includes provisions that have long been popular among retirement industry stakeholders, including the elimination of barriers to allow greater use of lifetime income products.