No amount of disclosures in Regulation Best Interest can change the central reality that the nonfiduciary business model puts employers ahead of investors, argues contributor Scott Simon.
Contributor Scott Simon argues that nothing has changed for the better as a result of Regulation Best Interest.
Regulation Best Interest is a gift to the brokerage industry, says contributor Scott Simon.
Contributor Scott Simon illustrates how reducing this risk can damp portfolio volatility and improve investor outcomes.
Contributor Scott Simon argues virtually every investment fiduciary is governed by the principles laid down in the law of trusts.
Contributor Scott Simon explores the origins of the "central consideration" required of fiduciaries.
Contributor Scott Simon outlines the three critical duties of fiduciaries.
Contributor Scott Simon discusses what upgrades 403(b) plans should make, with lowering costs being the first improvement.
Contributor Scott Simon addresses two unrelated--albeit important--subjects for advisors.
These vehicles fail to meet the challenge of creating a relatively stable, sustainable, and inflation-adjusted income stream throughout retirement, says contributor Scott Simon.