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    SEC commissioner: DOL fiduciary rule would create 'a mess'

    Daniel Gallagher Jr. says the agency should stand down and not finalize a rulemaking.

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    Puerto Rico's default could ripple through average Americans' portfolios

    Breakfast with Benjamin: Puerto Rico has missed a debt payment. How will the fallout be felt by average Americans?

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    Retirement accounts are hitting new highs, which is good news for advisers

    Breakfast with Benjamin: Investors are really starting to sock money away for retirement, which is good news for advisers.

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    Under regulatory pressure, Voya restricts sales of more variable annuities

    Voya Financial Advisors has restricted sales of variable annuities for the second time in two months, as the brokerage firm faces increased pressure from regulators questioning the suitability of the products for retirement savers.

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    Rep. Ann Wagner gets three other House members to call on DOL to withdraw fiduciary proposal

    Rep. Ann Wagner and three colleagues on the House Financial Services Committee are seeking additional signatories on letter to Labor Secretary Thomas Perez.

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    Perez says DOL fiduciary debate shifts from whether to how

    The Secretary of Labor told lawmakers on Tuesday that the conversation has shifted to focus on how to make a new standard work.

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    SIFMA's advice to DOL on the fiduciary rule: Start over

    Industry heavyweight argues the proposal would limit access to investment advice.

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    MetLife launches first longevity annuity for individual clients' retirement accounts

    Latest product comes as qualified longevity annuity contracts look for a place in retirement accounts.

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    Labor Department official promises 'changes' to fiduciary rule

    Labor Department official says the agency will change its proposal to mollify the brokerage industry.

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    How to clarify the murky regulations governing IRA rollovers

    DOL should craft an exemption for when a fiduciary retirement plan adviser is called on to assist with a rollover decision

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    Help boomers recognize reality bites when it comes to wages in retirement

    Financial advisers will need to provide a vital reality check for many of the nation's 76 million baby boomers as they move into retirement over the next decade or two.As many as 60% of this giant demographic has concluded that they will continue to do some work after officially retiring. However,

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    Advisers' big opportunity in the small 401(k) plan space

    Small plans desperately need advisers to increase understanding, build an education policy and educate participants.

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    Trump stingy with employees' 401(k)s

    The Republican presidential candidate has built billions of dollars in personal wealth. His employees aren't getting much of it.

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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.

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    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.