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What the New SEC Rule Means for Rollovers and Retirement


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What the New SEC Rule Means for Rollovers and Retirement

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Brokers around the country had a very positive reaction to the new version of the SEC's Best Interest Rule which was approved last week. One of the reasons why, other than the generally light-touch direction of the regulation, is that the new rule seems to suggest that a broker can always be confident in putting money into an IRA when considering a rollover. However, the SEC has just warned brokers against this quick conclusion, saying they cannot short-circuit their analysis.

FINSUM : The way the new rule was structured seemed almost too good to be true for advisors as it appeared to heavily favor rollovers into IRAs. More analysis of the rule will be forthcoming over the next week.

  • SEC
  • rollover
  • retirement
  • ira
  • best interest

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