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DOL Update

Changes to DOL Overtime Rule

As you are aware, the Department of Labor’s new overtime rules were scheduled to take effect Dec. 1, raising the salary threshold for overtime pay from $455 per week ($23,660 annually) to $913 per week ($47,476 annually)...


DOL - Frequently Asked Questions

Get the answers to many of the questions surrounding the DOL Rule, including: "What is Advisors Excel doing currently to work toward implementation?", "What will the rule mean for my business practice?" and more...

Webcast Series

DOL Outlook: Your Guide to the New Fiduciary Rule

Through an ongoing series of webcasts over the next few months, Advisors Excel will bring you timely updates and clarifications related to the new DOL fiduciary rule and its implementation.

AE Insight

Transparency is Key: Be Up Front About What You Offer

Recently, insurance regulators have been increasingly focused on and concerned about producer advertising that does not paint a complete and accurate picture of the services advisors can provide.

Recent Webinar:

DOL Outlook - February 2017

Presented 2/16/17


DOL proposes 60-day delay to fiduciary rule

March 1, 2017

The Department of Labor proposed a rule Wednesday to delay the applicability date of its fiduciary rule for 60 days.

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Regulatory scrutiny may put firms without adviser text messaging policies at risk

February 27, 2017

Last December, State Farm became the most recent company to settle a multimillion-dollar class action lawsuit alleging violations of the Federal Communications Commision’s (FCC) Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

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Trump nominates ex-NLRB member Acosta as labor secretary

February 16, 2017

President Donald J. Trump named former National Labor Relations Board member R. Alexander Acosta as his new nominee for labor secretary, the first Hispanic he has chosen for his cabinet.

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Rebates, Referrals and Rewards in Texas – What’s OK and What’s Not?

February 13, 2017

What are the rules governing insurance agents in Texas on rebates, referrals and rewards, and why do they matter?

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Judge rules in favor of DOL

February 8, 2017

Judge Barbara M.G. Lynn has ruled in favor of the Labor Department.

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The Lead The Way Initiative


The Lead the Way initiative from Advisors Excel offers you the very latest in educational resources, news links and bulletins, best practices and informative explanations to help you best serve your clients and stay informed of emerging developments in the tax, legal and regulatory areas.


Basic Suitability Guidelines

February 13, 2017

Agent Surrogacy

July 19, 2016

Transparency is Key

April 1, 2016