Archive for August, 2015

A new threat to small business retirement plans?

A new threat to small business retirement plans?

August 19, 2015

After last week’s U.S. Department of Labor hearings on how retirement-savings advice is accessed and chosen, if only good intentions guaranteed great…

Financial Services Institute: DOL Fiduciary Rule to Cost $3.9 billion

Financial Services Institute: DOL Fiduciary Rule to Cost $3.9 billion

August 18, 2015

Today, the Financial Services Institute (FSI) released its study, Economic Consequences of the U.S. Department of Labors Proposed New Fiduciary Standard. The…

Fiduciary Rule Spurs More Democrat Opposition

Fiduciary Rule Spurs More Democrat Opposition

August 10, 2015

As stakeholders set upon Washington this week for four days of exhaustive hearings on the Department of Labors proposed fiduciary rule, several…

As rules squeeze the financial industry, consumers are left with fewer choices

As rules squeeze the financial industry, consumers are left with fewer choices

August 10, 2015

What is the purpose of financial regulation? Advocates of more and more financial regulation say it is necessary to protect the consumer…