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July 27, 2015
RIA sees emerging conflict of interest for fee-only advisors
This RIA says the primary objection to the DOL fiduciary rule — that it would price low and middle-market retirement savers out of the financial services market — is credited with being one of the first to pioneer the fee-only advisory movement in the early 1990s.... Full Story
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July 27, 2015
Wealthy Americans spend $13,000 a year on vacations: BMO survey
Many affluent Americans will go on as many as six vacations a year.... Full Story
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July 27, 2015
House GOP tells DOL to scrap fiduciary plan
House Education and Workforce members say DOL ‘steamrolling’ stakeholders’ objections.... Full Story
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July 27, 2015
Is the 9-to-5 workday dead?
Even for employees in traditional 9-to-5 industry jobs, the 9-to-5 work day is fading.... Full Story
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July 27, 2015
Companies focusing less on traditional benefits
D.C.-area companies are offering their workers new benefits in an attempt to cut their health care costs.... Full Story
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July 27, 2015
Tiger 21's ultra-wealthy members pile more money into real estate
Hedge fund allocations were also up in Q2, while those to fixed income dropped.... Full Story
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July 27, 2015
SEC, FINRA enforcement: Ex-oppenheimer employees fined in penny stock case
SEC charges 3 microcap stock promoters with fraud.... Full Story
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July 24, 2015
Settlements reached in two major retirement plan cases
The terms of two settlements in retirement plan cases, one for a record amount, were agreed upon this week, with both cases being represented by law firm Schlichter, Bogard & Denton. ... Full Story
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July 24, 2015
Focus on retirement income, not investment return
401(k) participants are more concerned with the performance of their plan investments than with how much that will amount to once they’re retired.... Full Story
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July 24, 2015
SEC’s Gallagher doubts DOL’s willingness to listen
Outgoing Securities and Exchange Commissioner Daniel Gallagher criticized the fiduciary rule proposed by the Department of Labor.... Full Story
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July 24, 2015
Employers beefing up recognition programs
One in 10 employers say they have active service award programs for employees who reach certain employment milestones.... Full Story
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July 24, 2015
Support for DOL rule split along party lines
Democrats, for the most part, support the proposed Department of Labor fiduciary standard; Republicans, the opposite.... Full Story
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July 24, 2015
Some employer concern about Anthem-Cigna merger
Employers display a wide range of opinions about the recent mergers of major health insurance companies.... Full Story
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July 24, 2015
Housing market mixed: Time to buy or hold off?
A Bankrate poll conducted earlier in July found that real estate was the No. 1 investment option for Americans with cash to spare.... Full Story
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July 23, 2015
CDHP popularity lagging
While 61 percent of those enrolled in traditional plans said they were satisfied or extremely satisfied with their coverage, only 46 percent of CDHP enrollees said the same.... Full Story
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July 23, 2015
Real estate tops list of long-term investments for Americans
Real estate is an investment preferred among other long-term investments, according to this study. Stocks? Not as much.... Full Story
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