Tag: coronavirus

A Time of Crisis. A Time to Solve Our Big Problems?

With passage of the CARES Act, Congress has demonstrated an ability to speedily enact ambitious bipartisan legislation that addresses the nation’s major challenges head on. Sources wonder whether the feat can be repeated.
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A Brave New Fiduciary World

The response of advisers to the coronavirus pandemic can provide a concrete illustration of how fiduciaries now function.

First Time Advising in a Bear Market?

It’s easy to tell clients their accounts have grown by leaps and bounds, but helping them calmly navigate a severe and sustained market downturn is another matter.

Hard Choices Ahead About Easing Hardship Withdrawals

With the coronavirus pandemic causing acute financial harm to so many Americans, plan sponsors may feel compelled to offer hardship withdrawal relief in their plans; plan advisers can help them make the best decisions for their workforce by, for example, endorsing loans over outright withdrawals.