HomeSuggested Reading5 Articles for your weekend reading list: September 29-30, 2018

5 Articles for your weekend reading list: September 29-30, 2018

Here are five suggested articles to read this weekend:

1.  Why Partnering With an IRA Rollover Provider is Right for 401k Advisors – Year-end planning for business owners takes on many forms. For those that sponsor 401k plans, it should include a review of the company plan and preparing amendments accordingly. (401kspecialistmag.com)

2. DOL Set to Propose Rule on Open MEPs – The Department of Labor is set to formally propose a rule seeking to expand access to workplace retirement plans, less than a month after President Donald J. Trump issued an executive order calling on the agency to do so. (investmentnews.com)

3. Financial Advisor Success Requires Just 50 Great Clients – For many businesses and industries, it’s crucial to do a proper analysis up front to estimate the size of the “target market” – how many total potential customers are there and how much would they spend on your products or services, so the company can figure out if there’s a big enough market opportunity amongst those tens or hundreds of thousands of consumers (or more) to make it worthwhile to launch that new product or service for them. (Nerd’s Eye View | Kitces.com)

4. Advisors, Get Ready for New Rules – A new era is coming for the advisor with a prestigious designation. Next fall it will be official—if you’re an advisor with a CFP mark you will have expanded fiduciary responsibilities in almost every aspect of your practice. And it doesn’t matter what kind of firm you work for or if it will mean you or your employer will have to dig deeper to comply. (FA News)

5. Exclusive Interview: Harold Evensky says DOL Fiduciary Opened “Good” Pandora’s Box – As we’ve done since the honor was first awarded, we devote our September Exclusive Interview article to this years’ winner of the Frankel Fiduciary Prize. A name familiar with many of our readers, the 2018 Frankel Fiduciary Prize has been awarded to Harold Evensky. (fiduciarynews.com)

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