Editorial

The paper presents views and opinions on key issues facing the financial advice industry from the editors of InvestmentNews.

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A resolution to cover the topics advisers value most

We resolve to increase the breadth of topics we bring to our adviser audience because we know clients are expecting and needing more right now.

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Investing depends upon a stable government

Clients look to advisers for stability — especially when everything we thought as a nation about our republic was thrown into question in just a few short hours

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Advisers must examine college savings strategies to get clients to their goals

Schooling remains crucial for career prospects, but with tuition sky high many parents are questioning college savings and the value of an education

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End the confusing muddle of advice standards

Establishing an easily understood rule for advisers shouldn't be this difficult

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Congress must set aside differences and put savers first

Legislation that helps people build their nest eggs is more necessary than ever, given the retirement savings of U.S. workers are still far from where they should be

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Reflections on a year of change

The tremendous changes over the past year represent the shifting sands of the industry, as well as a great deal of accomplishments from the IN team

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DOL’s ESG rule an instance of America’s divide

It appears unlikely a Biden administration would be able to overturn the rule

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Advisers can’t always rely on market performance

Volatility is quickly becoming a way of life post-pandemic, and the rally of the past decade may be giving way to a new era of market turbulence

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Lessons from the experts

For advisers and their client, there is no one best way to invest

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Planning for uncertainty around Social Security

The shutdown caused by the pandemic threw millions of people out of work, which cut into the FICA payroll taxes that fund Social Security payments