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December 17, 2014
IRI forecasts strong 2015 for annuities
Its report noted Deferred Income Annuity sales more than doubled in 2013 to $2.2 billion and were likely to be higher in 2014. ... Full Story
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December 17, 2014
5 biggest HR challenges, trends for 2015
What’s in the crystal ball for HR professionals in 2015? The new year will have its share of surprises, but industry experts have identified several areas that will get a lot of attention from HR departments. ... Full Story
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December 17, 2014
Mid-tier firms face retention/recruitment challenges
Retaining and recruiting top quality employees continues to bedevil American businesses. ... Full Story
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December 17, 2014
Investors want a personal touch
When it’s time to deal with an advisor, 66 percent of investors want it to be in person.... Full Story
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December 17, 2014
Election Results for the IARFC Board of Directors
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December 17, 2014
NCR transfers $160M in pension liabilities
Its deal with Principal affects 4,500 former NCR employees who began drawing benefits from the company plan before Jan. 1, 1994.... Full Story
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December 17, 2014
Study supports giving millennials December off
Almost intuitively, some businesses shut down and send everyone home as the end of the year approaches. ... Full Story
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December 16, 2014
Employee well-being vital to business success
“In essence, well-being promotes the greater business good—and what's good for the individual is good for the organization and its customers,” Gallup reports. ... Full Story
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December 16, 2014
Nationwide agrees to $140M ERISA settlement
The case was scheduled to go to trial in February. Now, a judge must sign off on the settlement. ... Full Story
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December 16, 2014
RIAs projected to soon control 28% of assets
The projected growth in AUM figures over the next few years underscores that the RIA channel’s asset market share will continue to “exceed headcount market share.”... Full Story
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December 16, 2014
Rules out on myRA accounts
The federal government is now one step closer to getting into the Roth IRA business.... Full Story
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December 16, 2014
Only slight drop seen in retirement risk
More than half of American households are at risk of being unable to maintain their preretirement standard of living in retirement, according to new estimates from the Center for Retirement Research.... Full Story
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December 16, 2014
Form 5500 changes coming
Some of the changes announced appear to reflect the GAO's recommendations, at least in spirit. ... Full Story
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December 16, 2014
HR use of job analysis far from universal
Only about half of HR professionals practice the science of job analysis—reducing a job to its elemental parts and identifying the skills and knowledge required to do it. ... Full Story
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December 16, 2014
PPACA enrollment likely to exceed target
Avalere Health predicted Tuesday that, by the end of 2015, some 10.5 million Americans will have purchased coverage via the exchanges.... Full Story
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December 15, 2014
PPACA targets 7-Eleven shoppers
Health and Human Services has announced a partnership with 7-Eleven mini-marts to promote PPACA. ... Full Story
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