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Adviser relief follows judge's injunction of overtime pay rule

November 23, 2016

Labor Department's regulation will not take effect Dec. 1.

Seniors see Social Security changes as benefit cuts

November 23, 2016

New rules require weighing claiming strategies against competing income goals.

Minnesota adviser gets six-year prison sentence for Ponzi scheme

November 23, 2016

Levi David Lindemann used clients' money for personal expenses, such as the purchase of a sport utility vehicle, and to pay promised returns to other investors.

Emerging markets sink after Trump victory

November 23, 2016

On a tear before the election, the average fund is down 4.4% after it because of president-elect's rhetoric about countries like Mexico and China.

Legislation could improve saving and investment opportunities for disabled Americans and their families

November 23, 2016

Three amendments to the ABLE Act would allow individuals and families to put money away for qualified disability expenses on an after-tax basis.

Presidential election is a warning shot to financial services industry

November 23, 2016

Clients want their priorities taken care of in a non-conflicted way and want to be empowered to make better financial choices.

Some funds doling out capital gain pain

November 23, 2016

After a seven-year bull market, few funds have offsetting losses to reduce those gains. Expect the biggest distributions from small-cap funds.

Technology that improves client service with fewer people

November 23, 2016

Adviser shares path to lower costs through integration.

401(k) plan designs hurt employees' ability to save

November 22, 2016

A number of longtime 401(k) plan designs fail to reflect a new workforce, according to a Government Accountability Office report.

Best Buy founder among outsiders betting on financial advice firms

November 22, 2016

In their race to expand, RIAs are attracting unusual investors who are sometimes willing to offer better terms and take longer views of their investments than traditional lenders.

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