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401(k) Rollover Considerations

February 5, 2017

A recent survey report released by The American College of Financial Services provides some useful insight into client behavior during a rollover,” writes Jamie Hopkins. “The ‘Defined Contribution Rollover Survey’ asked recent retirees who retired with at least $75,000 in their last employer’s 401(k) plan about what they did with their savings upon retirement.”

Postelection, Financial Advisers, Retirees Feeling Both Fretful and Optimistic

January 30, 2017
By:
Erin Arvedlund

Financial advisers, have you and your retired clients been fretful since President Trump's election, or are you encouraged and optimistic about the future? If the answer is both, you've got plenty of company.

Holy Dow 20K and President Trump: What it Means for Your Retirement

January 27, 2017
By:
Casey Dowd

The Dow Jones Industrial Average crossed the psychological 20,000 mark on Wednesday for the first time, just days into President Trump’s first week in office. The first 100 days of a new administration have often seen Wall Street gains, but continued market strength depends on what our new president can accomplish in the next few months.

Steps 49% Of Financial Advisors Are Urging Clients To Take As Trump Takes Office

January 23, 2017
By:
Paul Katzeff

Financial advisors' retired clients worry that this new president and congress may hurt their retirement security. Are they right? The findings are in a new poll of financial advisors who specialize in retirement income, by the American College of Financial Services.

It’s Not Just Dems Worrying About Trump. Retirement Financial Advisers are, too

January 20, 2017
By:
Ana Veciana-Suarez

It’s not just the Democrats who are wringing their hands over Donald Trump's move into the White House Friday. More retirement and pre-retirement investors are growing anxious about their financial security as a new, untested administration settles in.