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IRS Sees Mortality Shadow: 12 More Months of Lump Sum Windows?



In the hamlet of Punxsutawney, PA — a mere 90 minute drive northeast of my current blogging location — thousands of revelers gather each February 2 to see whether or not a groundhog will be frightened of its own shadow. The climax of the proceedings occurs when the groundhog,…

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Breaking down the DOL fiduciary regulation: What makes you a fiduciary?



There’s no doubt, the DOL fiduciary regulatory package has changed the financial services landscape. Simply put, it redefines the activities that make you a fiduciary under the Employer Retirement Security Income Act (ERISA). If you’re like most advisors, you’ve already spent a lot of time…

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