Over the last few years, all three federal agencies that regulate retirement plans have been focusing on missing participants; advisers have a key role to play when it comes to helping clients ensure compliance.
Advisers generally are not qualified to represent their clients before the IRS, and so they generally must shy away from offering tax advice; but that doesn’t mean they can afford to ignore the broad or specific implications of recent tax reforms for their clients.
Two retirement industry thought leaders reflect on the year that was; both agree there is a tremendous opportunity to drive positive change in 2018; might a “new” Pension Protection Act be on the horizon?
Establishing scholarship funds and more carefully considering
the benefits of diversity in the hiring processes are just a few of the ways an
increasing number of firms say they are committed to improving industry