Financial planning news from around the web: Oct. 30 – Nov. 3, 2017

Written on Nov 01, 2017

In case you missed them, here are some recent interesting financial planning news items from around the web.

Closing the retirement plan contribution gap

Advisers can prepare their female clients for higher incomes and lower longevity risk in retirement by helping them plan beyond their employer 401(k)s.

Ted Benna, father of the 401(k), thinks tax reform that favors Roths is 'pretty stupid'

Ted Benna, widely known as the father of the 401(k) plan, believes an idea being debated in Washington to lessen the pre-tax contributions workers can make to a retirement plan is "pretty stupid."

Financial fraud as a contributing factor to athletes’ loss of wealth

Top-earning professional athletes can make millions of dollars over their careers, but a combination of short playing careers, excessive spending and financial fraud can combine to deplete or even erase those earnings.

Can ‘financial therapy’ cure bad client behavior?

Advisers specialize in knowing every facet of their clients’ financial lives. Will they need to delve into their mental processes and emotional states as well?

Tech Corner - The best media streaming devices of 2017

Get the scoop on the highest rated streaming boxes and sticks to find out which one is your best bet for watching shows, movies, and more on your television.

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