Retirement Planning http://wealthmanagement.com/taxonomy/term/6605/more en Three Takeaways from the Medicare Doc Fix Reform http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/three-takeaways-medicare-doc-fix-reform <div class="field-deck"> President Obama just signed into law the most significant reform to Medicare in years. The “doc fix” law achieves several important improvements to Medicare, but it’s likely to cost your clients money. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">President Obama just signed into law the most significant reform to Medicare in years. The “doc fix” law achieves several important improvements to Medicare, but it’s likely to cost your clients money. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/three-takeaways-medicare-doc-fix-reform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/three-takeaways-medicare-doc-fix-reform#comments Retirement Planning Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:35:00 +0000 838491 at http://wealthmanagement.com Pool/Getty Images Struggles After the Shield http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/struggles-after-shield <div class="node-body blog-body">How are former NFL players faring with their finances post-retirement? According to a study that collected court filing data of about 2,000 retired players drafted between 1996 and 2003, a total of one in six players declare bankruptcy within 12 years of retirement. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/daily-brief">The Daily Brief</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/struggles-after-shield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/struggles-after-shield#comments Industry Taxes Blogs Business Planning Strategies Equities Retirement Planning The Daily Brief Thu, 16 Apr 2015 09:00:00 +0000 836641 at http://wealthmanagement.com US Labor Dept to let BNP manage retirement funds after guilty plea http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/us-labor-dept-let-bnp-manage-retirement-funds-after-guilty-plea <div class="field-byline"> Douwe Miedema </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Labor Department revealed on Tuesday it will allow BNP Paribas SA to continue to manage retirement plans despite its guilty plea last year to criminal charges that it violated U.S. sanctions against countries such as Iran.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/us-labor-dept-let-bnp-manage-retirement-funds-after-guilty-plea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/us-labor-dept-let-bnp-manage-retirement-funds-after-guilty-plea#comments Industry Legal Retirement Planning Tue, 14 Apr 2015 16:48:00 +0000 835771 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Yves Forestier, Getty Images U.S. Company Pension Funding Status Worsened - Citi http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/us-company-pension-funding-status-worsened-citi <div class="node-body article-body">The aggregate funded status of the 250 biggest U.S. corporate pensions fell to 80 percent in March from 81 percent at the end of 2014 due to an estimated rise in liabilities, according to a Citi report released on Thursday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/us-company-pension-funding-status-worsened-citi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/us-company-pension-funding-status-worsened-citi#comments Retirement Planning Thu, 09 Apr 2015 13:13:00 +0000 833021 at http://wealthmanagement.com jmiks/iStock/Thinkstock Vanguard Unseats Fidelity as Target-Date King http://wealthmanagement.com/mutual-funds/vanguard-unseats-fidelity-target-date-king <div class="node-body article-body">After 16 years as the largest target-date fund provider, Fidelity Investments has lost its crown to Vanguard, which now holds 27 percent of the market share, Morningstar says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/mutual-funds/vanguard-unseats-fidelity-target-date-king" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/mutual-funds/vanguard-unseats-fidelity-target-date-king#comments Markets Mutual Funds Retirement Planning Tue, 07 Apr 2015 16:20:00 +0000 831661 at http://wealthmanagement.com Does Money Buy a Bigger Brain? http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/does-money-buy-bigger-brain <div class="node-body blog-body">Money can buy an education, a home in an environmentally beneficial area, language lessons and mind-expanding cultural excursions. So does it make sense that it can also buy you a bigger brain?</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/daily-brief">The Daily Brief</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/does-money-buy-bigger-brain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/does-money-buy-bigger-brain#comments Markets People Blogs Client Relations College Planning Retirement Planning The Daily Brief Thu, 02 Apr 2015 09:00:00 +0000 829051 at http://wealthmanagement.com UBS Rolls Out New Retirement Incentives http://wealthmanagement.com/wirehouse/ubs-rolls-out-new-retirement-incentives <div class="node-body article-body">UBS Wealth Management Americas rolled out a new retirement package this week that could pay advisors up to 230 percent of their production.</div> <div class="field-stocksymbols"> <span>Stock Symbols:&nbsp;</span> UBS </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/wirehouse/ubs-rolls-out-new-retirement-incentives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/wirehouse/ubs-rolls-out-new-retirement-incentives#comments Retirement Planning Wirehouse Wed, 01 Apr 2015 20:11:00 +0000 829131 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Chris Hondros, Getty Images The Puzzler # 47 Part 2: Test Your Aging IQ http://wealthmanagement.com/games/puzzler-47-part-2-test-your-aging-iq <div class="node-body gallery-body">Researchers are finding that aging is not what it used to be. As people get older, friendships, creativity, earning ability and satisfaction with life can flourish. Test your knowledge of new trends in aging.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/games/puzzler-47-part-2-test-your-aging-iq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/games/puzzler-47-part-2-test-your-aging-iq#comments Games Retirement Planning Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:05:00 +0000 822721 at http://wealthmanagement.com Where the 1% Live http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/where-1-live <div class="node-body blog-body">Connecticut has the highest number of individuals making over $1 million in income, accounting for 0.63 percent of the state’s tax-paying population, according to a recent study by personal finance website MoneyRates.com. Mississippi has the highest number of low earners.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/daily-brief">The Daily Brief</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/where-1-live" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/where-1-live#comments Markets Blogs Marketing High Net Worth Retirement Planning The Daily Brief Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:00:00 +0000 826201 at http://wealthmanagement.com Traditional Pensions: Did a Golden Age Ever Exist? http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/traditional-pensions-did-golden-age-ever-exist <div class="node-body article-body">The percent of households working in the private sector with a defined benefit (DB) pension has fallen sharply in recent years, and Federal Reserve data shows that they will become nearly extinct in the years ahead.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/traditional-pensions-did-golden-age-ever-exist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/traditional-pensions-did-golden-age-ever-exist#comments Retirement Planning Wealth Planning Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:57:00 +0000 825681 at http://wealthmanagement.com wissanu99/iStock/Thinkstock