Fiduciary Rule

Fiduciary Fallout: Will Less Choice In Mutual Funds Help Or Hurt Retirement Savers?

While the primary casualty of the fiduciary rule – which began to take effect in June – is intended to be conflicts of interest on the part of financial advisers when it comes to their clients’ retirement accounts, today’s article identifies another potential casualty of the rule: the number of mutual funds offered by brokerage firms as they seek to… 

Will The Fiduciary Rule Make It Less Expensive To Invest For Retirement?

After being delayed, the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule – which requires that all financial professionals put the best interests of their clients first when it comes to retirement accounts – is set to be implemented (for now) on June 9. But beyond eliminating conflicts of interest, will the rule make it less expensive to invest for retirement? Today’s article… 

The Fiduciary Rule: What Retirement Savers Need To Know

“When the Obama administration released its new investing regulations aimed at protecting retirement savers from conflicted advice, its name – “fiduciary rule” – doubtless flummoxed some. But behind the clunky term are new standards that could give you clearer information when making decisions about your retirement nest egg.” Today’s article lays out how the new “fiduciary rule” will impact the…