Preventing a Will Contest Emotions can run high at the death of a family member. If a family member is unhappy with theamount they received (or didn't receive) under a Will, he or she may try to contest the Will. Willcontests can drag out for years, keeping all the heirs from getting what they are entitled to. It maybe impossible to prevent relatives from fighting over your Will entirely, but there are steps youcan take to try to minimize squabbles and ensure your intentions are carried [...]

A recent Executive Order calls for a review of the so-called “fiduciary rule,” which was intendedto prevent financial advisers from steering their clients to bad retirement investments byrequiring advisers to act in the best interests of their clients. The order delays the rule, which wasscheduled to go into effect in April 2017, and the rule may ultimately be repealed.Prompted by concern that many financial advisers have a sales incentive to recommend to theirclients bad retirement [...]

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