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Best practices for retirement plan rollovers
Advisers can provide basic education on distribution options, even if the Labor Department's proposed fiduciary rules are still murky.
Financial markets can smell a rate hike coming
Breakfast with Benjamin: Equity markets are abruptly adjusting to the notion that the Fed might finally get off the sidelines.
Tick, tick, tick: Fannie Mae employees must decide by June 4 on retirement assets
With pension closed, options include lump-sum distribution, annuity, 401(k) or IRA.
Retirement plan advisers' golden opportunity: IRS restatement requirements
This could be the perfect opportunity for plan advisers to connect with employers to review the effectiveness of their retirement plans.
Lessons for advisers from Supreme Court's decision on 401(k) excessive fees lawsuit
A few suggestions for retirement plan advisers who want to protect their clients and themselves as 401(k)s face legal and regulatory scrutiny.
Saving for retirement should be advisers' top priority: Wharton's Marston
Finance prof says advisers not getting message of the value of delaying Social Security until 66 across to clients.
Supreme Court hands down decision in key 401(k) lawsuit
Message to advisers: Mind recommended fund lineups, review plan sponsor contracts.
Advisers blanch at Rubio cashing out 401(K)
Though most say it is never a good idea to take early distributions, the presidential hopeful should be in a better position than most to recover.
Broker-dealers face administrative hurdles in rollout of QLAC annuity
Confusion remains over who ensures the contract purchase meets Treasury's guidelines.
Help investors plug the $24 billion retirement savings leak
Workers forfeit an estimated $24 billion a year by not contributing enough money to their 401(k) plans to capture their employer's full match.
Split with White House widens as Democratic lawmakers ask DOL to extend comment deadline on fiduciary rule
House and Senate Dems sent separate letters this week to Labor Secretary Thomas Perez asking him to add 45 days to the 75-day comment period.
The ETF craze crosses a huge hurdle
Breakfast with Benjamin: Over the last 12 months, investors pumped more money into ETFs than mutual funds for the first time ever.
The do's and don'ts of retirement planning
If you really want to develop best practices for your retiring clients, stop being an asset manager and become a plan manager.That was the message from one of the speakers at a panel on decumulating assets at InvestmentNews' annual Retirement Income Summit in Chicago on Monday. Phil G. Lubinski,
401(k) savings rates of 3% not doing the job for workers
Level used in a government example has become the norm as some companies move to 4, 5 or 6% while retirement experts say 15% is really what's needed.
Advisers ramp up efforts to create tax-conscious retirement withdrawal strategies
Advisers ramp up efforts to create tax-conscious retirement income withdrawal strategies with an aim to extend the life of clients' nest eggs.