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Research and insight from retirement and risk experts at Larkspur-RiXtrema

Which FINRA regulations are part of the DOL Rule best interest report requirements?

  Traditionally, courts and the DOL find some key elements to be most important, in regard to facts and circumstances...

RiXtrema Launches Fiduciary Checklist

Original Article from Javier Simon at PlanAdviser can be read HERE The checklist covers various fiduciary responsibilities including those not associated...

The Department of Labor’s Fiduciary Rule – Three Issues to Consider if you Advise IRAs

By Guest Bloggers, Robert L. Sichel and Amanda M. Katlowitz of K&L Gates According to the Investment Company Institute, at the...

Crazy Question of the Day: Will Bitcoin Ever Be a Fiduciary Asset?

The mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto created Bitcoin (BTC), the first digital currency as a result of the 2008 financial crisis. Bitcoin...

DOL Fiduciary Rule Best Interest Requirements: Creditor Protection in ERISA Plans

  Is it important to factor in safety from creditors during a 401(k) rollover? How safe was the money in...

DOL Fiduciary Rule Groundhog Day: What Just Happened & What It Means For You

For those participating in the financial advice industry, it might seem like living out the movie Groundhog Day. Except instead...

Do I have to document best interest when doing rollovers?

Do I have to document best interest when doing rollovers?

How does the DOL Rule Affect Me? Do I have to document best interest when doing rollovers? Effective June 9,...

What June 9th DOL Rule Date Means For You: How to Not Be a Low Hanging Fruit for Litigation Attorneys

What June 9th DOL Rule Date Means For You: How to Not Be a Low Hanging Fruit for Litigation Attorneys...

RiXtrema’s Record Study of Retirement Plan Investment Expense Finds Over $17 Billion of Annual Waste

RiXtrema’s Record Study of Retirement Plan Investment Expense Finds Over $17 Billion of Annual Waste Fiduciary best practices research took...

Breaking News on Rollovers: What DOL Really Did on April 5

Breaking News on Rollovers: What DOL Really Did on April 5

We want to bring something very important to your attention regarding DOL Fiduciary Rule delay that was announced yesterday. The...