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April 28, 2015
RIAs range in enthusiasm for DOL rule
The potential “commoditization” of 401(k) plans that some feared would be the result of stricter fee disclosure rules has not happened. ... Full Story
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April 28, 2015
Fewer new 401(k)s in 2013
There were 23,056 new 401(k) plans launched in 2013, almost 1,000 fewer than the year before, or a 5 percent decline.... Full Story
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April 28, 2015
Steps businesses can take to prevent workplace suicide
Businesses can take a number of steps to reduce the risk of workplace suicide. The organization Workplace Strategies for Mental Health recommends the following.... Full Story
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April 28, 2015
Top portfolio products: US Bancorp debuts active small-cap ETF
In other product news, ERI Scientific Beta added two factor index families, and Global X launched a Pakistan ETF.... Full Story
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April 28, 2015
3 former Treasury secretaries have met the enemy: ‘ourselves’
Robert Rubin, Hank Paulson and Tim Geithner at the Milken Global Conference decry U.S. political dysfunction. ... Full Story
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April 28, 2015
Black Financial Advisors Network launched at Raymond James
A ‘grass-roots’ effort is designed to help recruit more black advisors to Raymond James, and provide support and mentoring to existing advisors. ... Full Story
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April 28, 2015
Senate Democrats push back on DOL fiduciary plan
Obama administration plan to tighten broker rules is catching heat from the president’s own party. ... Full Story
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April 27, 2015
For HNWs, one advisor may not be enough
‘For high-net-worth individuals doing a number of different types of planning, it really takes a village to get the reporting done correctly,’ says Adrienne Penta of Brown Brothers Harriman. ... Full Story
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April 27, 2015
DOL not budging on fiduciary rule comment period
Industry groups want more time, but Perez says at The Atlantic Economic Summit that stated timeline is ‘a long time.’ ... Full Story
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April 27, 2015
Raymond James posts record revenues for Q2, but profits slip
Total number of advisors in Private Client Group reached record 6,384, but assets grew faster than headcount.... Full Story
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April 27, 2015
Is PPACA's penalty too low?
They may not be crunching all the numbers associated with health insurance, but folks whose incomes are three to four times the federal poverty level may be doing enough math to decide they’d rather pay the penalty for not having coverage than pay the premiums required to have exchange coverage.... Full Story
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April 27, 2015
Rivlin: Fed’s real challenge is preventing another financial collapse
It’s 'likely that at some point we’ll have another financial crash, if we’re not vigilant,' Rivlin said. ... Full Story
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April 27, 2015
A 401(K) plan with real-life behavior in mind
Dream Forward plan shows participants how to balance retirement savings with short-term goals. ... Full Story
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April 27, 2015
Manager’s sense of well-being vital to work outcomes
The well-being of a company’s managers may be the single most important factor in achieving the corporate mission.... Full Story
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April 27, 2015
IARFC Spring Journal of Personal Finance Released
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By Intl. Assoc. of Registered Financial Consultants

April 27, 2015
Jon Rogers – Loren Dunton Memorial Award Recipient 2015
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