What's the best way for a 62-year-old man to say “I love you” to his wife? By waiting to claim Social Security benefits until he reaches full retirement age or later. Here's our third article in a series on retirement risks.
“We have a crisis of confidence regarding retirement,” said assistant Secretary of Labor Phyllis C. Borzi at the NIRS conference in Washington, D.C. Tuesday.
In Cogent Research's Investor Brandscape 2010 survey, Vanguard, Charles Schwab and TIAA-CREF earned top honors for brand strength. But many affluent investors are mistrustful of the financial industry and uncertain about the future.
The big mutual insurer plans to offer its managed account program, incubated last year among career agents, to third-party registered reps, says Michael Gordon, first vice president in the firm's U.S. life insurance and agency business.
Lawsuits questioning the competence and integrity of the SEC chairman were discussed at a closed-door meeting of the FINRA board of governors in New York February 10.
In this article, I highlight work by Michael Kitces, who looks at stock market valuation levels as guides to setting retirement withdrawal strategies.
“Upper-income taxpayers would actually fare somewhat better under Obama's proposals than they would under current law,” said a CCH tax analyst.
Only 18% of employers were "very confident" about their employees having enough retirement income, Hewitt survey shows.
Variable annuity deposits of $2.1 billion were up 9% over 2008 and drove net flows to $838 million, an increase of 42% year-over-year.
The annual review considered the online offerings of more than 70 financial services firms.
Through January 2010, 78 variable product contracts have at least one sub-account with a summary prospectus document.