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July 22, 2014
Top 10 jobs for work-life balance
Finding the proper balance between work and life always rates high in surveys of what employees want from their job. Achieving that objective may be easier in some careers than others, according to a recent study conducted by Glassdoor. ... Full Story
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July 22, 2014
2015 rates expected to fluctuate wildly
Most everyone involved with health insurance is wondering what’s going to happen to premiums next year. ... Full Story
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July 22, 2014
Fidelity’s RIA clients can tap hot IPO market
An agreement with Credit Suisse will extend the investment bank’s potential investor base to the millions of retail clients working with RIAs through Fidelity. ... Full Story
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July 22, 2014
HSA incentives encourage engagement
Yet more evidence has emerged to indicate that those who choose a health savings account over a health reimbursement account are more fully engaged in the management of their health insurance. ... Full Story
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July 22, 2014
IAM negotiates increased DB contributions from US Airways
In it’s most recent disclosure to beneficiaries, the IAM National Pension Fund trustees reported a funding level of 104.2 percent. ... Full Story
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July 22, 2014
States that raised minimum wage post faster job growth
New data from the Department of Labor suggests that raising the minimum wage in several states may have spurred job growth. ... Full Story
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July 22, 2014
Childhood obesity escalating
The incidence of obesity among children is escalating at an alarming rate. ... Full Story
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July 22, 2014
Retirement savings carried higher on soaring market
Employees are putting more away, too, if only a little more, averaging $6,050 in annual contributions at the end of Q2. ... Full Story
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July 22, 2014
Cash is king for millennial retirement savings
Despite heady markets returns lately, millennials believe the best long-term investment is cash. ... Full Story
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July 21, 2014
DCIIA says more work needed on longevity annuities
The Defined Contribution Institutional Investment Association says Treasury's recent approval of the use in longevity annuities in 401(k)s is just a start. ... Full Story
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July 21, 2014
Sleep apnea wake-up call
Is sleep apnea the next poster child for the wellness revolution? ... Full Story
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July 21, 2014
So much for the new patient surge
A new Athenahealth study offers some insight into the effect PPACA has had on new patient visits: There isn’t the surge industry professionals predicted. ... Full Story
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July 21, 2014
Controlling benefit costs is top concern for employers
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. says the two biggest challenges in the benefits arena for employers are the need to control costs while attracting and retaining a competitive workforce. ... Full Story
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July 21, 2014
NY bill would require contraception change notification
Abortion advocates in New York introduced a bill this week that would require employers to notify workers in advance about changes in contraception coverage. ... Full Story
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July 21, 2014
401(k)s with company stock fading fast
The practice of throwing company shares into retirement plans has been waning for some time, but a recent Supreme Court decision could hasten its demise. ... Full Story
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July 21, 2014
Consumers clueless about insurance
Half of Americans don’t think they have the right level of insurance. And worse yet, they don’t really care. ... Full Story
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