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Department of Labor: Don’t Make It Harder for Americans to Gain Guaranteed Income in Retirement

Department of Labor: Don’t Make It Harder for Americans to Gain Guaranteed Income in Retirement

December 14, 2015

No one plans on outliving their retirement savings. But millions of Americans suffer this fate every year, stranded late in life with…

House Passes Bill to Fatally Delay DOL Rule

House Passes Bill to Fatally Delay DOL Rule

October 28, 2015

The House of Representatives passed the Retail Investor Protection Act Tuesday night, widely seen as an alternative to the fiduciary-only rule being…

90 Democrats Sign Letter Critical Of Fiduciary Rule

90 Democrats Sign Letter Critical Of Fiduciary Rule

September 22, 2015

Momentum seems to be building among House Democrats to raise questions regarding the Department of Labors (DOLs) proposed fiduciary rule. A letter…

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…

Dems demand changes to financial adviser regs

Dems demand changes to financial adviser regs

May 12, 2014

President Obama is facing rising discontent from Democrats over how he plans to implement regulations designed to protect consumers from greedy financial…