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Mark Schoeff Jr.

Senior Reporter: Washington, Regulation and Legislation

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Mark Schoeff Jr. covers Capitol Hill and regulatory agencies for InvestmentNews. A former Senate aide, he’s seen firsthand the best and worst of Washington since the end of the Bush 41 administration. An Indiana native, he’s a victim of capture himself — by the capital’s sport teams — becoming a Nationals, Wizards and Skins fan.

Recent Articles


10 millennials making their mark in Washington — and beyond

Feb 16, 2019

These next-generation leaders are raising their voices and gaining influence over financial advice regulation and legislation


Advisers defend active investment management on Capitol Hill

Feb 15, 2019

Investment Adviser Association works to preempt bias toward passive funds in retirement legislation


Bills would allow employers to help workers pay off student debt, tax-free

Feb 13, 2019

Tackling growing loan burdens sparks bipartisan interest on Capitol Hill


SEC commissioner Peirce wants to move ahead on advice reform quickly

Feb 12, 2019

Her position indicates Regulation Best Interest and the larger rule could become final sooner rather than later, but potential litigation looms

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New CFP Board ads feature lesbian couple

Feb 11, 2019

The board is trying to attract a more diverse clientele to CFPs


Limited deduction rubs SALT into taxpayer wounds

Feb 8, 2019

Financial advisers bear bad news related to the state and local tax deduction that could surprise clients


Maryland bill would impose fiduciary duty on brokers, insurance reps

Feb 7, 2019

New legislation would require financial professionals to act 'without regard to' their own financial gains


Retirement savings bill re-introduced in House with bipartisan backing

Feb 6, 2019

RESA measure would help small businesses offer 401(k) plans, ease use of annuities


Trump State of the Union: What advisers want to hear

Feb 5, 2019

Some say he should take credit for the economy, others want him to reach across the aisle on taxes and health care


He marries math skills with the gift of gab

Feb 4, 2019

Adviser predicts advisers of color will increase as minority populations grow bigger and wealthier

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