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As Fiduciary Rule Advances, Lawmakers Pore Over Retirement Plan AccessThe Senate Finance Committee is looking at ways to expand access to employer-sp
As Fiduciary Rule Advances, Lawmakers Pore Over Retirement Plan Access
Financial Planning.com / Posted 10 days ago
The Senate Finance Committee is looking at ways to expand access to employer-sponsored savings plans. Image: iStock Just as the contentious Department of Labor fiduciary proposal took an important step forward, the Senate Finance Committee convened... Read more
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Fiduciary Rule in Final StagesThe Labor Department's fiduciary proposal, which would affect firms and advisor
Fiduciary Rule in Final Stages
Financial Planning.com / Posted 10 days ago
The Labor Department's fiduciary proposal, which would affect firms and advisors providing certain kinds of retirement advice, is at the White House's Office of Budget and Management for final review. Image: Bloomberg The Labor Department's... Read more
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As AIG Exits B-D Industry, CEO Blames Fiduciary Proposal(Bloomberg) -- A federal proposal for stricter rules on retirement product sale
As AIG Exits B-D Industry, CEO Blames Fiduciary Proposal
Financial Planning.com / Posted 12 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- A federal proposal for stricter rules on retirement product sales helped spur American International Group’s decision to sell its broker-dealer operation, according to CEO Peter Hancock. “It’s a business we are not the best owner of,... Read more
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Fiduciary Rule Being Rushed to White House, Report SaysThe Obama administration is maneuvering through the final weeks of work on a fi
Fiduciary Rule Being Rushed to White House, Report Says
Financial Planning.com / Posted 19 days ago
The Obama administration is maneuvering through the final weeks of work on a fiduciary standard in an attempt to ensure its passage before a new administration takes office next year, experts say. Compared with preliminary versions of the rule... Read more

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