Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, August 05, 2015 4:28 pm
By Sheyna Steiner ·

The SEC has voted to approve a rule from the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform law that will require publicly traded companies to publish the ratio between CEO pay and the earnings of the average employee.

Monday, June 08, 2015 2:22 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

Make it easy for those you trust to access a listing of your insurance policies, investment accounts, pension and Social Security benefits.

Tuesday, June 02, 2015 5:21 pm
By Sheyna Steiner ·

Elizabeth Warren, Democratic senator from Massachusetts, is disappointed in Mary Jo White. She zinged the chairman of the SEC in a letter on Tuesday.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 4:19 pm
By Sheyna Steiner ·

As the year winds down, consumers should tune into the debate over the fiduciary standard. The SEC may decide to move forward with the rule — or drop it.

Wednesday, September 03, 2014 1:30 pm
By Sheyna Steiner ·

After the rules go into effect in 2016, it will be possible for investors to lose money in money market funds -– mainly institutional investors.

Monday, August 11, 2014 5:30 pm
By Allison Ross ·

Add the CFPB to the list of agencies warning consumers about the perils of cryptocurrencies.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 10:24 am
By Sheyna Steiner ·

The newest money market fund rules from the SEC could impose fees on investors and limit redemptions during times of stress.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 4:08 pm
By Allison Ross ·

The SEC has filed an action against a fake bank that allegedly defrauded investors out of millions.

Thursday, April 10, 2014 5:12 pm
By Sheyna Steiner ·

If you ever wondered why enforcement of securities regulations seemed toothless and impotent after the financial crisis, an outgoing SEC lawyer provides an answer.

Wednesday, December 04, 2013 5:29 pm
By Sheyna Steiner ·

A rule on a fiduciary standard for broker dealers is on hold but still alive.

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