Posts Tagged ‘IRA’

Financial Education [Trend To Watch]

Results from the National Financial Capability Study (NFCS) were released in July, 2016 by the FINRA Investor Education Foundation (FINRA Foundation). The findings, which include data from more than 27,000 U.S. adults, reiterate the importance of providing people with financial education to help them better manage their money. According to an infographic that depicts the study’s results, “Absolute levels […]

Funny Fiduciary Rule Video Surpasses 4 Million Views

A couple of weeks ago, I shared a brief overview of a new rule the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently finalized. While it’s certainly nothing to laugh about, comedian and host of “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” the man himself, John Oliver, was able to make light of it. In fact, as of […]

The DOL’s New Conflict Of Interest Rule, In A Nutshell

In April of this year, the U.S. Department of Labor finalized a new rule that is meant to protect individuals from receiving retirement investment advice that, in reality, may not be in their best interest. It’s a complicated rule that addresses the conflict of interest that financial advisors frequently encounter, such as receiving commission or […]