Aug 2, 2019
If your defined contribution retirement plan (e.g., 401k, 403b) offers the option for participants to withdraw funds through a hardship distribution provision, you should be aware of recent changes proposed by the IRS.
Jul 18, 2017
Effective relationships between investors and advisors are built on trust. That trust is grounded in a commitment by the advisor to act solely in your best interests. But how can you be sure that the person you are entrusting not only embraces their commitment but is fully qualified to fulfill it?
May 30, 2017
In a 2015 class action that struck terror in the hearts of colleges and universities across the country, TIAA-CREF’s own employees – participants of its 401(k) and retirement plans – sued TIAA
May 10, 2017
Back in 2010, when I was an attorney in private practice at Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC, an investment advisory firm that was a client of mine asked me what they needed to do to comply with the newly released Department of Labor proposed rules to change the 1975 ERISA fiduciary rules.