Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs)

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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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    It's time to take a close look at your bond portfolio

    Breakfast with Benjamin We all know a rate hike is coming, and ignoring it is not a plan — so the time is now to look at bond allocations.

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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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    Roth IRAs: Supersaving for college

    Popular retirement vehicle has several advantages over a traditional 529 plan in many cases

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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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    Package of tax breaks gains traction in Senate

    It is one of a package of tax breaks which expired at the end of the year that the Senate Finance Committee has voted to extend.

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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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    Obama encourages statewide retirement plans

    President directs Department of Labor to propose rules by the end of the year to provide a “clear path” for states.

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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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    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.