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August 29, 2014
Consumers getting a handle on HSAs
Nearly twice as many people opened an HSA in 2012 as in 2010. ... Full Story
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August 29, 2014
IRS releases employer mandate guidance
The Obama administration on Thursday released guidance and draft forms instructing employers on how to comply with the employer mandate under PPACA. ... Full Story
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August 29, 2014
Variable pay raise trend hits 35-year high
Industries that have shied away from providing bonuses are establishing variable pay programs to compete for and retain talent. ... Full Story
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August 28, 2014
Saving retirement, without the fiduciary risk
Two retirement industry vets are promoting the idea of overhauling the nation's piecemeal approach to DC plans. ... Full Story
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August 28, 2014
Women getting serious about retirement
MassMutual says the average retirement savings balance for women was up 17 percent from a year ago, and 71 percent from 2009. ... Full Story
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August 28, 2014
Employees stressed to the point of quitting
Stress isn’t the greatest reason for quitting a job, but it’s up there. ... Full Story
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August 28, 2014
Parents fear effect of college costs on retirement
Student loan debt, at the crushing total of $1.11 trillion, is taking a heavy toll on what once might have been an unlikely group: parents. ... Full Story
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August 28, 2014
Walmart adds patient care
Walmart will open a dozen Care Clinics in stores this year for customers and store associates. ... Full Story
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August 28, 2014
The Gap eliminates gender pay gap
There’s no pay gap between men and women at retailer The Gap. The company brought in a third-party consulting firm, 1-to-1 Ratio, reports BuzzFeed, and the gender/diversity consultant confirmed The Gap’s equality claim after an audit.... Full Story
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August 28, 2014
Social Security expertise in short supply
Retirement advisors regularly take continuing education courses to stay on top of their game but the need to incorporate planning for Social Security into their practices has left many of them behind the eight ball.... Full Story
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August 28, 2014
PPACA exec pay deduction limit fares well
As the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act continues through its shakeout cruise, there have been mixed results from some of the elements designed to either generate revenue to support low-cost insurance or save taxpayer dollars.... Full Story
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August 28, 2014
Gen X grim about retirement
Not everyone in the retirement industry might agree, but if you ask GenXers, they’re in plenty of trouble when it comes to saving for life post-work. ... Full Story
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August 28, 2014
Another HealthCare.gov glitch panics thousands
A new and vulnerable demographic is suffering health insurance website trauma. Immigrants and others who must submit proof of U.S. residence status to the government are under a tight deadline to do so, but many have been stymied by a website that can’t or won’t accept their data.... Full Story
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August 28, 2014
Trusted Optimized Producer Webinar
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August 28, 2014
INDEXED ANNUITY SALES DOMINATE WITH RECORD-SETTING QUARTER!
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August 27, 2014
Exposed to too much risk
PIMCO says it can find "no obvious rationale" for differences in the way DC plans are designed in the U.S., U.K. and Australia. ... Full Story
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