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Munis pull back on refinancing

Municipal bonds issued for refinancing purposes declined as a percentage of total issues through the end of May. Source: PI Online – Read Full Story (may require registration)

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How to Document ‘Best interest’ in 401k Rollovers

Effective June 9, 2017, financial advisors who provide investment advice to retirement plan participants must adhere to the Impartial Conduct Standard. The standard essentially stipulates the following: A “best interest” standard of care, which essentially combines ERISA’s prudent man rule ...

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What advisors need to know now about the fiduciary rule

While registered investment advisors won’t be exposed to the fiduciary rule’s more onerous contractual requirements, RIAs are not completely off the hook, according to a client alert from attorneys at Drinker Biddle. Source: BenefitsPro – Read Full Story (may require ...

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