The Department of Labor's fiduciary rule had a "soft opening" on June 9, 2017. The full implementation of the DOL rule had been set for January 1, 2018, but will now be delayed until July 2019.
Change is inevitable. In modern society we're seeing changes in all areas at a rapid pace. Think your cellphone is up-to-date? Think again--it's probably already in the shadow of the next newest greatest thing.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard of the impending DOL fiduciary rule. While it’s unlikely the DOL Rule will go into effect as initially proposed, some form of it will likely persist because, as they say, “you can’t un-ring a bell.”