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Jeffrey Gundlach is riding out the Greek storm in Treasuries
Breakfast with Benjamin: Jeffrey Gundlach has been bracing for trouble in Greece and Puerto Rico by loading up on Treasuries and Ginnie Maes.
Krawcheck to advisers: 'Middle-aged white guys' must help women get raises
At Morningstar conference, the former Merrill Lynch boss said gender pay gap is a key obstacle to retirement savings.
Advisers need to pick up their game when calculating clients' retirement
With retirement tools proliferating, clients need ones that advisers can use to tell a story.
When it comes to retirement savings, millennials blow past boomers
In addition to being more technologically savvy and more in tune with social media, the millennial generation, in general, is also better than the baby-boomer generation at preparing for retirement.Within this broad statement — and the data that backs it up — are solid lessons on how financial
Tackling the challenge of 401(k)s for small businesses
One of the biggest challenges to retirement savings in America is having access to a 401(k) or similar savings plan at work. Workers who have a workplace-based savings plan are four times more likely to have saved for retirement compared to those who don't, according to the Employee Benefits
A retirement plan from the guy who teaches retirement income planning
The American College's David Littell lays out his goals and strategies and finds that sometimes, it's not as easy in real life as on paper.
DOL Secretary Perez touts Wealthfront as paragon of low-cost, fiduciary advice
In his effort to build support for a proposal to raise investment advice standards for retirement accounts, Department of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez often uses a prominent robo-adviser as a talking point.When he appeared at a June 17 congressional hearing, Mr. Perez mentioned Wealthfront, an
Oregon joins states attempting to bolster small business retirement plans
More states aim to plug a hole as half of private-sector workers have no access to a 401(k) or a pension plan on the job.
Top 10 401(k) plans among the biggest S&P 500 companies
Employers often match part of workers' before-tax contributions to 401(k)s, but some plans are more generous than others.
BlackRock CEO Larry Fink challenges money managers, politicians on retirement issues
BlackRock Inc. chief executive Laurence D. Fink on Tuesday challenged his industry to do a better job of preparing investors for retirement, adding that presidential candidates should debate ways to address the inadequacy of savings during the upcoming election season.“This industry has done a good
DOL fiduciary rule in crosshairs of new spending bill
House measure would forbid Labor Department from spending any funds to finalize or implement the rule.
Fewer Americans risking their retirement money with stupid investments
Defined contribution plans are getting more balanced, new data on Vanguard 401(k)s show.
Supreme Court decision in 401(k) case may have profound effect on fiduciary debate
Portions of the recent decision appear to be at odds with the DOL's intentions.
Why it doesn't make sense to let clients borrow from their 401(k) plans
Breakfast with Benjamin: Most Americans aren't sitting on 401(k) balances that they can afford to skim, yet an estimated 26% have loans outstanding.
Americans are saving more these days and that's not necessarily a good thing: Fink
Breakfast with Benjamin: BlackRock CEO Laurence Fink says low rates are pushing more Americans to boost savings as their fear of retirement security increases, thanks to low rates.