Is Time Running Out on the Fiduciary Proposal?

'If it takes six months for a comment period and six months for hearings, and then time to develop a final rule, by then we’re running into an election year,' Steven Saxon of Groom Law Group said at the SPARK Institute conference in Washington, DC, Monday.

How Debt Affects Retirement

“Remaking Retirement? Debt in an Aging Economy," was the theme of the 65th annual symposium of the Wharton School's Pension Research Council, held last week in Philadelphia. (Photo: Kitchen and retirement makeovers sometimes occur in tandem.)
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It’s No Joke: The Fed’s Comic Book is Wrong

The educational comic book from the New York Fed means well but perpetuates the myth that money was created in the private sector to facilitate barter and enabled commerce to flourish. History shows otherwise.
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Annuities that Pay Cash Back Rewards

Gainbridge, a insur-tech startup, aims to sell fixed deferred and period certain income annuities online. Its sister company, Relay, uses annuities to fund cash back rewards cards. Both firms are part of Group1001 (formerly Delaware Life Holdings).
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RetirePreneur: Mathew Greenwald

Mathew Greenwald is the president and owner of a Washington, D.C.-based market research firm that conducts surveys for financial service providers, life insurers and investment managers.
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Is Time Running Out on the Fiduciary Proposal?

'If it takes six months for a comment period and six months for hearings, and then time to develop a final rule, by then we’re running into an election year,' Steven Saxon of Groom Law Group said at the SPARK Institute conference in Washington, DC, Monday.
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Limit participants to three loans: TIAA-CREF

Paying off debt was cited as the top reason for borrowing from retirement plan savings (46%), yet only 26% of respondents said that paying off debt justified a loan.