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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 - April 2017

Presented 4/26/17


Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals vacates DOL fiduciary rule

March 16, 2018

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals vacated the Labor Department’s fiduciary rule in a split decision announced late Thursday afternoon, overturning a Dallas district court that was just as adamant in upholding the measure.

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Finra releases proposal to relieve broker-dealers of supervision of unaffiliated RIAs

February 28, 2018

Brokerage firms would not have to supervise work their registered representatives do for unaffiliated registered investment advisers under a Finra proposal released this week.

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IRS releases tax withholding tables for 2018

January 12, 2018

The Internal Revenue Service released Thursday the updated 2018 withholding tables reflecting enactment of the new tax law, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.  

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New tax law enhances life settlements market

January 3, 2018

The new tax law, the Tax Cuts and Job Act of 2017 (TCJA), contains two provisions that provide a boost to life settlements, which should spur added growth of the life settlement market.

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2018 Social Security and Medicare changes

January 3, 2018

The new year brings with it changes to how much retirees will receive from Social Security and how much more some higher-income workers will contribute in payroll taxes toward their future benefits.

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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.


Mailhouse Compliance

March 20, 2017

Regulatory Oversight

March 29, 2017

Mailhouse Compliance

March 20, 2017

Transparency is Key

April 1, 2016