Retirement Week in Review
- The Weekly Pulse Podcast for Sunday, July 21, 2019 In this episode: (1) A look at #Annuities trends and thoughts on provisions of the #SECUREAct with Kerry Pechter, Editor of the Retirement Income Journal, (2) How Serena aces work-life balance, (3) Oscar’s first moves in Medicare Advantage, (4) Netflix subscribers flatten! Is it a sign of things to come?, (5) muted market volatility and a resurgence in the S&P: and a heavily watched Q2 earnings season (6) the FaceApp goes viral aging customers prematurely and there are major cyber security concerns , and (7) Eugene Scalia will be nominated as the next secretary of Labor; what’s the impact on a new fiduciary rule?
- Roads to Retirement: Latham House
- Small 401(k) plans lag on important metrics
- Dwindling employee contributions to Virginia’s hybrid state retirement plan worry policymakers
- Better plan design boosts DC participation among small businesses
- 3 lessons for advisers from 401(k) and 403(b) class-action settlements
- A ‘difficult period’ pushes DC assets into the basement ; More sponsors cut a break on 401(k) loan repayment
- Dearth of young advisers who can meet participant needs
- What’s missing from the SECURE Act? A provision to plug cash-out leakage
- ‘Hands-off’ plan sponsors failing on participant goals
- Diversification Can Be Difficult For TSP Participants
- Colorado Next to Create a State-Run Retirement Plan?
- Trump to Nominate Son of Late Antonin Scalia as Labor Secretary ; Labor nominee Scalia has long record of opposing regulations
- Budget agreement leaves SECURE Act by wayside ; New Rule to Encourage Retirement Plans by Smaller Companies Coming Soon
- 401k Participants Are Piling into Fixed Income
- 401(k) Plan Sponsors Who Aren’t Worried Should Be
- UPenn request for ERISA suit appeal denied ; Banks, Money Managers Get a Break From 401(k) Self-Dealing Suits
- Here’s what the average American typically pays in 401(k) fees ; Participants Display a Variety of Risk Biases, Damaging Outcomes
- Part-timers need 401(k) security, too
- Student-Loan Matching Hits Snags ; Big ERISA Decisions on the Horizon—SCOTUS to Review Third ERISA Case this Term
- Sanders unveils plan to guarantee the ‘right to a secure retirement’
- Court Rules for SunTrust Defense on Fiduciaries’ ‘Actual Knowledge’ Question
- BBVA Accused of Stuffing 401(k) Assets ‘Into a Mattress’
- Illinois Supreme Court Nails Down Status in Big Market: Indexed Annuities Are Not Securities
- Audit changes spark concerns of new burdens
- Broker-dealers say they have a leg up on aggregators ; Convergence of retirement and wealth management is next ‘battleground’
- Fidelity at center of new strategy for ERISA breach lawsuits
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