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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 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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July 18, 2014
Broker brethren give exchange advice
If brokers don't embrace private exchanges, they will eventually find themselves out of a job, panelists say. ... Full Story
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July 18, 2014
Employers discuss PPACA adoption experience
How did adoption of a private exchange go? Four benefits managers from small and mid-sized firms share what their companies went through. ... Full Story
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July 18, 2014
Most would stay on the job after winning lottery
Forty-two percent say they would want financial security aside from the winnings. ... Full Story
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July 18, 2014
Case to decide fate of 5 million PPACA subsidies
Five million Americans could see premium increases by an average of 76 percent if a federal court rules against a provision of the PPACA. ... Full Story
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July 18, 2014
House prohibits SEC action on fiduciary standard
Its amendment was the latest setback in the push to establish a uniform fiduciary standard across the financial services industry. ... Full Story
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July 18, 2014
Global assets under management at record levels
Assets under management globally reached record levels last year, with profits nearing all-time highs, according to a report from the Boston Consulting Group, but that’s no reason for asset managers to relax.... Full Story
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July 17, 2014
Optimism, effort needed for consumerism to work
“We talk about [consumerism] over and over and over, and nothing seems to happen with it,” said Ann Mond Johnson, chair of benefits platform ConnectedHealth. “But you’ve got to keep being optimistic.” ... Full Story
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July 17, 2014
Think tank offers 2 options to preserve Social Security
The National Center for Policy Analysis gives lawmakers something to chew on. ... Full Story
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