InvestmentNews News and Opinion News and opinion from en-us <![CDATA[Vanguard: Passive with investing, not governance]]> <![CDATA[529 benefits go beyond college savings]]> <![CDATA[IRA incentives help savers, but they need to keep a close eye on fees]]> <![CDATA[Key lawmakers urge OMB to wait for SEC to act on fiduciary standard]]> <![CDATA[Four strategies to boost Social Security benefits]]> <![CDATA[Rubio-Lee tax plan eliminates deductions and ties large, small business rates]]> <![CDATA[Moore tops list of executives who have left LPL in last year]]> <![CDATA[Cash-heavy mutual funds take downside protection to the extreme]]> Breakfast with Benjamin: Some funds using cash for protection. Lots of it. Plus: Adviser charged with stealing $1.3M from widows and church friends, up from the ashes arises a new subprime giant, and Wall Street courts millennials.]]> <![CDATA[Big Boston RIA Colony Group strikes again]]> <![CDATA[In possible gift to Bill Gross, Janus gets preliminary approval to offer ETFs]]> <![CDATA[Edward Jones continues push into proprietary funds]]> <![CDATA[Robert Moore jumps ship at LPL]]> <![CDATA[Back to the future: The Japanification of Europe?]]> <![CDATA[Genworth Financial struggling under the weight of long-term care costs ]]> <![CDATA[Social Security's negative returns]]> (Hear Mary Beth Franklin answer advisers' questions on Social Security today at 4 p.m.)]]> <![CDATA[Wealth Access integrates with MoneyGuidePro]]> <![CDATA[Merrill Lynch tells its advisers to get some water]]> <![CDATA[Vanguard tiptoes into the liquid alternatives market]]> <![CDATA[Senator questions widespread tax dodges used by wealthy]]> <![CDATA[BlackRock's iShares avoids trip to the Supreme Court]]> <![CDATA[Smart money moving to the sidelines as earnings signal flashes red]]> Breakfast with Benjamin: Earnings signal flashing red, sending some investors to the sidelines, Gross sets a timeline, Bernanke wants the president to have more power, ETF investors hedge currencies and chase corporate bonds, and the first-year numbers behind Colorado's legal weed.]]> <![CDATA[Japanese stock funds reflecting long-awaited economic turnaround]]> <![CDATA[Gross giving himself four years to re-establish track record]]> <![CDATA[Income from rental properties requires careful tax planning]]> <![CDATA[InvestmentNews 40 Under 40 now taking nominations for 2015 awards]]> <![CDATA[Is there a bubble in RIA prices?]]> <![CDATA[ARCP reports "weakness" in financial reporting controls]]> <![CDATA[Investors pile into bond ETFs ... at the wrong time]]> <![CDATA[When is a good time to convert to a Roth IRA?]]> Breakfast with Benjamin: When it's OK to convert to a Roth IRA. Plus: Two emerge as Buffett successors; recognizing seasoned financial veterans, and Asian stocks get a boost from Chinese bankers.]]> <![CDATA[Fed Vice Chair Fischer says rate hike most likely June or September]]> <![CDATA[Four reasons Berkshire Hathaway and Buffett are so successful]]> <![CDATA[Robert Benmosche remembered as tenacious, fair by colleagues]]> <![CDATA[Lengthy and painful tax season awaits Americans living abroad]]> <![CDATA[Obama's proposed budget lets unemployed workers drain their retirement savings]]> Breakfast with Benjamin: The president's 2016 budget lets workers tap into their 401(k)s penalty-free once unemployment runs out.]]> <![CDATA[Stop guesstimating, or worse, ignoring, your clients' health care costs in retirement]]> <![CDATA[SEC limits who qualifies as a public arbitrator]]> <![CDATA[How a uniform client service plan can help a fledgling firm grow]]> <![CDATA[No charitable IRA rollover, no problem. Consider the charitable alt-IRA]]> <![CDATA[This week on social media with advisers]]>