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    Retirement income innovations aim to ease longevity's strain on assets

    Planning for the spend-down phase more important than ever given the longer time horizon

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    DOL chief Perez says new fiduciary rule will distinguish between investor education and investment advice

    Labor Secretary aims to assure industry rule will be 'much more informed' than last attempt, which faced fierce protest and was withdrawn in 2011.

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    Untimely IRA rollover leads to trouble

    Exploring a time when the IRS was unconvinced a medical condition affected a taxpayer's ability to meet the 60-day requirement.

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    Where to invest during the run-up to the presidential election

    Breakfast with Benjamin: As the dollars get thrown around the mud starts flying, you might as well invest along for the ride.

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    SIFMA criticizes White House for ignoring existing regulations while pushing for DOL fiduciary rule

    Trade group releases report saying brokers 'thoroughly' regulated already with structure in place for 100 years.

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    401(k) bond funds get a makeover

    The once sleepy side of the retirement plan fund menu now features a variety of choices.

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    Retirement plan advisers are preparing for major changes

    Experts weigh in with best practices retirement plan advisers should make sure they have in place given pending industry shifts

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    Don't forget tax diversification

    Choosing the right, tax-smart combination of sources for retirement assets is an important factor in long-term investing success.

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    Being smart about smart beta

    Breakfast with Benjamin: Smart beta is here to stay, so you might as well try and figure out what the heck it is.

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    SIFMA claims White House figures on DOL rule flawed

    A new paper by the organization concludes $17 billion estimate of lost retirement savings not substantiated.

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    Help clients navigate new landscape

    Continued work - sometimes in a new field - is becoming the norm and requires planning

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    DOL head says fiduciary standard will happen

    Secretary Perez has confidence his agency will complete work on the rule before Obama's term ends.

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    Alternatives make push for retirement accounts

    Being used in target date funds, but higher fees may prevent widespread use

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    Maxing out a 401(k) doesn't mean you can't keep saving for retirement

    Breakfast with Benjamin: Having a maxed-out 401(k) is a good problem to have, but saving for retirement shouldn't end there.

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    Fiduciary duty becoming a more partisan issue, with Republicans standing alone against it

    Republicans stand alone as a barrage of letters flood Capitol Hill aimed at stalling the pending rule – at least, for now.