Targeted towards retirement investors, the FAQs explain basic definitions of the fiduciary rule, why the DOL adopted it, and how it affects everyday consumers.
Recent changes to the independent broker/dealer's business plan will let advisors meet the best interest standard across retail and qualified accounts, according to the company.
Their hard-won shelf space will likely come up for review in 2017 as broker/dealers shift to a “less is more” approach.
A House Republican introduced a bill that would delay the effective date of the DOL rule by two years. At the same time, a House committee called the rule “reckless” and “misguided.”
Conventional wisdom says implementation of the rule will be delayed. But with some aspects, there's no turning back.
There is a huge business opportunity to guide advice-hungry boomers into retirement, but only if they trust that you have their best interests at heart. Is it any wonder that most don’t believe that?
The DOL fiduciary rule provides guidance on the education versus advice question.
The department’s regulatory action continues to draw fire. It’s either too much or not enough, depending on the advisor’s view. Here’s why it doesn’t matter.
Unexpected changes are happening already with more industry shifts to come that many weren’t expecting.
Holding advisors to a fiduciary standard is in the best interest of investors.