Because President Barack Obama intends to tap Jack Lew to replace Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner, your money might soon start looking a little goofy. If confirmed to head the Treasury, Lew will get to add his unusually squiggly signature to all newly printed greenbacks.
Investors, take note. Many believe John Hancock and other 401 (k) providers like it are "fiduciaries," meaning they ensure investment options available to participants are the best -- and they put the interest of the plan participants above all others. That's not always the case.