More than half of Americans believe the Trump administration will have an impact on their retirement savings strategies.
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Experts in several discussions this week suggested organic market factors could take the place of DOL rulemaking that under the Obama Administration sought to raise the conflict of interest standards for advice.
The Investment Company Institute is making the case that individual retirement accounts are an integral part of America’s retirement savings system.
Survey data shared by Spectrem Group shows “overwhelming satisfaction” among both recent and long-term retirees with respect to their personal and financial lives after work; many could have sought advice earlier.
The legislation aimed at delaying implementation of thousands of pages of DOL fiduciary rule language could fit in a handful of tweets.
Robo-advisers gained some traction in the DC industry this year, and many have come to see how the technology could work with, rather than against, traditional advisers.
Mercer recommends areas for review that defined contribution plan advisers can go over with plan sponsors.
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A new survey by the PSCA also found that more than half of 403(b) plan sponsors expect to make no change in light of the fiduciary rule scheduled to go in effect this April.
As implementation of the DOL’s fiduciary rule approaches, advisers may have to choose between remaining in the DC business and pursuing traditional wealth management.
State investment market regulators in Massachusetts have expressed serious concern around the continued employment of broker/dealer agents with histories of misconduct.
Consultants from Grant Thornton suggest they have already seen strong business impacts coming out of the DOL fiduciary rule.
By partnering with Larkspur Data, RiXtrema will enhance its current retirement plan compliance offerings with added features.
In the retirement planning and investment industry of the near- and long-term future, providers’ motivations will play a deep role in determining success.
The Senator suggests that the new administration and Congress will likely unwind the rule, so the Labor Department should not impose unnecessary costs on advisers.
Little has changed over the decades in the way participants move between plans or complete rollovers into an IRA.
Arguments focused on the First Amendment.
The RiXtrema database will allow advisers to benchmark fee structures against others based on several factors, including account size, geography and services offered, to prove they’re working in clients’ best interests.
As the implementation date for the Department of Labor (DOL)’s Conflict of Interest rule approaches, Capital One Investing will be moving away from commission-based products within its retirement-account services.
Edward Jones is being accused by another set of plaintiffs of favoring the investments of its “preferred partners” in its 401(k) plan, enriching the firm at the expense of performance.