Reflecting on the common conversations they are having with their near-retiree clients, advisers say there is broad certainty that taxes will increase in the future, and also a lot of fear about a market correction.
A new report from Charles Schwab explores retirement plan participant investment activity within self-directed brokerage accounts; findings show self-directed accounts associated with advisers are better diversified.
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“The tax rules have always been designed to tie the interests of the employer and the employee together," one former EBSA official says. “So if you mess up the tax treatment and remove the incentive to offer a plan, small businesses aren’t going to go through the trouble, risk and expense of offering one at all.”
A Transamerica survey found that 34% of Americans believe extending the Saver’s Credit to all filers regardless of income should be a priority for incoming President Donald J. Trump and the new Congress.