With Biden, could we be headed toward tougher standards for financial advisers?

Biden's platform touches on toughening rules that make financial advisers legally obligated to put clients' interests first.
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A new financial rule that aims to protect clients' interests faces pushback

Jan 5, 2017
The rule has been almost a decade in the making.
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Secretary of Labor: We should raise the minimum wage even if it makes your hamburger more expensive

Apr 8, 2016
In the long run, businesses will do better to pay workers more, says Secretary Thomas Perez.
U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez speaking at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C.

Consumer advocates applaud new rules for financial advisers

Apr 6, 2016
Old rules for financial advisers had allowed them to give advice that was best for them, not consumers.
Conflicts of interest are hurting the current financial advisory system, some experts say.
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'Don't panic' is good advice even if you're retiring

Aug 27, 2015
Are you 65? Don't put your savings in stock, but don't sell at the bottom, either.

Should you let a robo-adviser invest for you?

Feb 6, 2015
Automated financial-advice services have drawbacks.