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There is nothing wrong with criticism

When I was at law school at American University Washington College of Law, I was the Executive Editor of The American Jurist, which was the student newsmagazine for my final year of law school. I wasn’t a particularly fond fan of my law school, I think they ...

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The choice is clear

I may not remember what I ate for lunch yesterday, but I remember everyone who was ever nice to me when I first started working and I remember better the ones who didn’t. I worked with a lot of people over the years and I just never wanted to be remembered a...

You can’t be what you’re not

This summer will be Camp Ary as both of my kids had their camps canceled for the summer, t...

E-disclosure should lower fees too

It’s great that the Department of Labor (DOL) has finally embraced the electronic disclo...

When you need a VCP application, make sure you cover all the errors

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Voluntary Compliance Program (VCP) is one of the best m...

The eventual effect of COVID-19 on this business

When fee disclosure regulations were promulgated in 2012, you could see the changes a mile...

Vantage Benefits Owners Plead Guilty

I knew Jeff Richie from Vantage Benefits, spoke to him a couple of times ago, and wrote an...

Of course, matching contributions are being cut

I always joke that anytime there is a snowstorm, the local channels should just recycle th...

DOL to allow private equity investments in DC Plans

The Department of Labor (DOL) released some new guidance that might facilitate the inclusi...

MassMutual considering selling its retirement plan business

According to a report from Reuters, Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutua...