Three former chairs of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said at a TD Ameritrade summit in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 6 that they want the agency they ran to join the effort to set a fiduciary rule.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Federal Trade Commission have taken steps to curb questionable practices concerning pension advance transactions, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) says in a report it recently issued.
Economist Robert Litan has responded on Forbes.com to accusations of conflicts of interest leveled the last week of September by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) that cost him his position at the Brookings Institution.
As the Department of Labor (DOL) finalizes new fiduciary regulations, members of Congress on both sides of the aisle are considering new legislation to address their concerns with DOL’s proposal.
New legislation introduced in the Senate claims to shore up retirement security for women — but it’s got implications for plan design and administration.
In “The Right Way to Sell a Cash Balance Plan,” a column by Max Wyman that appeared in the Summer 2015 issue of Plan Consultant, he discusses what cash balance plans are and how they operate.
The IRS Tax Exempt & Government Entities Office has issued its priorities for fiscal year 2016; among them are plans that concern TEGE’s work with employee plans and with government entities and shared services.
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