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  • These Secure Act 2.0 Rules Leave Ed Slott, Advisors Puzzled
    on May 11, 2021 at 10:18 pm

    While the bipartisan, savings-boosting bill is popular, it contains some confusing rules, they say.      Related StoriesConnect Millennials' Investment Mindset with Benefits - EnclosureProtecting Portfolios From Interest Rate Risk - EnclosureStop Stopping - Enclosure 

  • First ETF With 'Crypto' in Name Starts Trading Wednesday on NYSE Arca
    on May 11, 2021 at 9:50 pm

    It's not a Bitcoin fund but invests in publicly traded companies involved in the cryptocurrency universe.      Related StoriesClock Starts Ticking on Fidelity's Bitcoin ETF - EnclosureUnum Talks About What COVID-19 Did in January - EnclosureMen Still Make the Financial Decisions in Most Couples: UBS - Enclosure 

  • Unum Talks About What COVID-19 Did in January
    on May 11, 2021 at 8:31 pm

    The future looks good, but the first quarter was heartbreaking, according to Unum.      Related StoriesClock Starts Ticking on Fidelity's Bitcoin ETF - EnclosureMen Still Make the Financial Decisions in Most Couples: UBS - EnclosureCetera Adds $2.4B RIA From MassMutual - Enclosure 

  • Clock Starts Ticking on Fidelity's Bitcoin ETF
    on May 11, 2021 at 8:02 pm

    The Cboe has filed an application with the SEC to list Fidelity's Bitcoin ETF, which the agency has 45 to 240 days to review.      Related StoriesSEC Delays Bitcoin ETF Approval - EnclosureUnum Talks About What COVID-19 Did in January - EnclosureMen Still Make the Financial Decisions in Most Couples: UBS - Enclosure 

  • 10 States With the Lowest Average Retirement Savings: Personal Capital
    on May 11, 2021 at 7:33 pm

    Personal Capital analyzed the retirement savings of its 2.8 million dashboard users.      Related Stories15 Best-Paying Metro Areas for Financial Advisors - Enclosure5 Ways to Use a Tax Return as a Financial Planning Tool - EnclosureWorld's Top 10 Multimillionaire Hotspots - Enclosure 

  • Tell Clients the Truth About Your Fees
    on May 11, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    A retirement planner says advisors should explain how they earn their pay.      Related StoriesConnect Millennials' Investment Mindset with Benefits - EnclosureProtecting Portfolios From Interest Rate Risk - EnclosureEducating Clients Is Not Your Job - Enclosure 

  • Connect Millennials' Investment Mindset With Benefits
    on May 11, 2021 at 7:17 pm

    Help them see where benefits fit in the personal balance sheet.      Related StoriesProtecting Portfolios From Interest Rate Risk - EnclosureEducating Clients Is Not Your Job - EnclosureStop Stopping - Enclosure 

  • 2 Merrill Teams Dash to UBS in Northern California
    on May 11, 2021 at 6:46 pm

    The new recruits include a three-person team managing $725M who join UBS' Roseville branch and a team in San Francisco.      Related StoriesRaymond James Nabs $1.08B Advisor Team From UBS - EnclosureCetera Adds $2.4B RIA From MassMutual - EnclosureRaymond James Touts Success of Its Beefed-Up Recruiting Packages - Enclosure 

  • HHS Changes Course on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender People
    on May 11, 2021 at 4:27 pm

    The department says it will interpret "sex" to include sexual orientation and sexual identity in discrimination proceedings.      Related StoriesMen Still Make the Financial Decisions in Most Couples: UBS - EnclosureCetera Adds $2.4B RIA From MassMutual - EnclosureFINRA Plans Return of In-Person Arb Hearings in July - Enclosure 

  • IRS Updates HSA Contribution Limits for 2022
    on May 11, 2021 at 4:14 pm

    Contribution limits and out-of-pocket maximums will increase; excepted benefit HRA employer contribution limits will hold steady.      Related StoriesUnum Talks About What COVID-19 Did in January - EnclosureClock Starts Ticking on Fidelity's Bitcoin ETF - EnclosureMen Still Make the Financial Decisions in Most Couples: UBS - Enclosure 

  • Secure Act 2.0, Biden Tax Hike Plans Make Roth IRAs a Crucial Tool
    on May 11, 2021 at 3:17 pm

    Roth IRAs are valuable for estate planning and reducing future RMDs, and the Secure Act 2.0 retirement bill would open a wider window for these strategies.      Related StoriesSecure Act 2.0: A Gateway to 'Rothification' of Retirement? - EnclosureWhy Secure Act 2.0 Should Fly Through Congress: Michael Finke - EnclosureMilevsky: Why 'Decumulation Advice' Should Cost More Than 'Retirement Planning' - Enclosure 

  • Men Still Make the Financial Decisions in Most Couples: UBS
    on May 11, 2021 at 3:08 am

    Wealthy millennial women defer to their husbands more than any other group, a new survey found.      Related StoriesCetera Adds $2.4B RIA From MassMutual - EnclosureFINRA Plans Return of In-Person Arb Hearings in July - EnclosureRon Rhoades Joins Kentucky Advisory Firm - Enclosure 

  • Cetera Adds $2.4B RIA From MassMutual
    on May 11, 2021 at 2:59 am

    Totus Wealth Advisors has offices in Houston and the Woodlands, Texas, with plans to expand.      Related StoriesFINRA Plans Return of In-Person Arb Hearings in July - EnclosureRon Rhoades Joins Kentucky Advisory Firm - EnclosureLincoln Financial Gives COVID-19 Impact Details: Earnings - Enclosure 

  • FINRA Plans Return of In-Person Arb Hearings in July
    on May 11, 2021 at 2:54 am

    Beginning July 5, 62 of FINRA's 69 hearing locations will reopen for in-person proceedings, it says.      Related StoriesRon Rhoades Joins Kentucky Advisory Firm - EnclosureLincoln Financial Gives COVID-19 Impact Details: Earnings - EnclosureJ.P. Morgan Partners With Nationwide to Launch a Variable Annuity - Enclosure 

  • Here's How Much a Couple Retiring in 2021 Will Need for Medical Costs: Fidelity
    on May 11, 2021 at 2:24 am

    The cost of health care through a typical retirement has increased 88% over 19 years, the firm's latest cost estimate found.      Related StoriesRon Rhoades Joins Kentucky Advisory Firm - EnclosureLincoln Financial Gives COVID-19 Impact Details: Earnings - EnclosureJ.P. Morgan Partners With Nationwide to Launch a Variable Annuity - Enclosure