Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs)

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    Insurance industry wants DOL to telegraph changes to fiduciary

    Proposal would require brokers working with IRAs and other retirement accounts to act in their clients' best interests, increasing the number of financial advisers who are deemed fiduciaries.

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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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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

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    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.

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    Wells Fargo faces major test of broker liability for selling F-Squared

    A 68-year-old widower claims wirehouse did insufficient due diligence on the troubled money manager.

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    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

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    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.

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    DOL green lights exclusive hedge fund's retirement plan

    The switch to Roth IRAs could yield an extraordinary payoff for workers at quantitative-trading specialist Renaissance, while the U.S. Treasury loses.

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    The case for Roth IRA conversions for high-income clients

    Paying tax now, on today's balance, may be preferable to paying future tax on a much larger sum, year after year.

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    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.

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    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.

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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.

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    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.