Retirement Planning en Commonwealth to Eliminate Commission-Based Products in Retirement Accounts <div class="node-body article-body">The independent broker/dealer could have continued to offer these products, but its leadership foresaw an uphill battle that just wasn’t worth the fight.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Industry Legal Retirement Planning Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:32:00 +0000 1385621 at Inherited IRA Distributions Treated as Taxable <div class="field-deck"> Funds paid directly to a non-spouse beneficiary aren’t eligible for rollover </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The IRS explained its treatment of two individual retirement accounts that a taxpayer’s deceased father had set up. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Taxes Retirement Planning Public Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:58:00 +0000 1379391 at Copyright Joe Raedle, Getty Images Divorce Is Destroying Retirement <div class="field-byline"> Ben Steverman </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Divorce surged in the 1970s and 1980s, and as Baby Boomers start to retire, they're still divorcing, disapportionately affecting women.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Personal Retirement Advisory Retirement Planning Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:44:00 +0000 1374271 at dolgachov/iStock/Thinkstock Mismanagement Cost NY Pension $3.8 Billion Over 8 Years - Regulator <div class="field-byline"> Suzanne Barlyn and Svea Herbst-Bayliss </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bets on expensive but poorly performing hedge funds have cost pensioners in New York $3.8 billion in the last eight years, according to a report published by the state's financial regulator.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alternative Investments Retirement Planning Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:55:00 +0000 1373271 at Copyright Andrew Burton, Getty Images Behind the Scenes of the SEC’s Risk-Based Exams <div class="node-body blog-body">SEC sheds light on its risk-based exams process, baby boomer parents are more open about money and Schwab upgrades its Advisor Center.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Industry Technology Blogs Retirement Planning The Daily Brief Tue, 18 Oct 2016 10:00:00 +0000 1372971 at Properly Predicting a Client’s Future <div class="node-body article-body">Switch your crystal ball to “conservative” when completing financial plans.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Retirement Solutions With Annuities Personal Retirement Advisory Real Estate Asset Management Retirement Planning Mon, 17 Oct 2016 19:00:00 +0000 1360391 at Radiomoscow/iStock/Thinkstock Wells Fargo Is Your Last Warning: Check Your 401(k) <div class="field-byline"> Suzanne Woolley </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Wells Fargo cross-selling scandal has hit employees' 401(k) plans as well, since the stock has had such a sharp drop.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Legal Personal Retirement Advisory Retirement Planning Fri, 14 Oct 2016 14:11:00 +0000 1370341 at <p>Diversify.</p> Financial Advisors Prefer Trump Over Clinton <div class="node-body blog-body">Financial advisors like Trump more than Clinton, Americans are too conservative in their investment strategies and Envestnet acquires Wheelhouse Analytics.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Industry Technology Blogs Retirement Planning The Daily Brief Wed, 12 Oct 2016 10:00:00 +0000 1364721 at Succeeding with 401(k) Re-enrollments <div class="node-body article-body">Although 401(k) plan re-enrollments are becoming more prevalent, DCIIA reported that only 15 percent of plans with over $200 million in assets had gone through the process. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Retirement Planning Tue, 11 Oct 2016 18:38:00 +0000 1364691 at Karen Roach/Hemera/Thinkstock Pick Your Retirement Poison <div class="node-body article-body">The panic over the "retirement crisis" masks a potentially more insidious problem—running out of money because you live too long. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Personal Retirement Advisory High Net Worth Retirement Planning Mon, 10 Oct 2016 13:50:00 +0000 1360301 at <p>Retirement isn&#39;t quite what it used to be.</p>