The People’s Retirement Industry Group

To mark the Retirement Income Industry Association’s 10th anniversary, RIIA founder and chairman Francois Gadenne (above) spoke with RIJ recently about the group’s past, present and future.

Who Rules the Top 1%?

Private businesses and partnerships lead most often to the top wealth brackets in the U.S., new research shows. In this edition of Research Roundup, we bring you summaries of research on variable annuity sales, the Fed's response to the March 2020 crash, and more.

The Sacrificial Payroll Tax

Idle talk about suspending the payroll tax is making 'blue' Senators blue. We get answers from Social Security expert Eugene Steuerle of the Urban Institute.

An Income-Generating ‘Collar’

Using a 'protective net-credit collar,' the Nationwide Risk-Managed Income ETF has distributed monthly income at an annual rate of 7.88% in 2020, while appreciating 10%. Is there a catch?
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RetirePreneur: Edward Dressel

Edward Dressel is the president of Trust Builders, Inc., which offers retirement planning software to advisors and corporations.

Of Fly-Fishing and Financial Advice

I and most other people would hope that our investment advisors or financial planners would render us the same quality of service, at least in spirit, that I received from my Montana fishing guide last week.
News

After nine years, Boeing settles 401(k) fiduciary suit

The suit, filed on behalf of 190,000 Boeing employees and retirees, had accused the aircraft builder of charging excessive investment fees to participants in its $44 billion 401(k) plan. Despite settling, Boeing denied the allegations.