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May 24, 2016
What's driving critical illness insurance?
With Americans living longer, it might be a good idea to take another look at critical illness insurance.... Full Story
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May 24, 2016
Career military not happy with retirement plan changes
Half of middle-class military families are aware of the military retirement changes unveiled as part of the proposed Defense budget for fiscal 2017 — but they don't like what they see. Here's why.... Full Story
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May 24, 2016
Two-thirds of Americans couldn't pay a $1,000 bill
A survey conducted by the Associated Press found that three-quarters of those making less than $50,000 a year say they would have a tough time scraping together $1,000 in the event of an emergency.... Full Story
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May 24, 2016
Half of cancer deaths due to bad habits
Bad habits like smoking and unhealthy eating might be to blame for some cancer diagnoses.... Full Story
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May 24, 2016
SEC sets release date for its own fiduciary rule
The Securities and Exchange Commission has issued a soft date for the release of its own new fiduciary rule.... Full Story
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May 23, 2016
Cybercrime is on the rise, but HR may be able to help
According to SHRM, HR professionals can not only be vulnerable to security breaches, but they can form a line of defense to keep sensitive information out of the hands of cybercriminals.... Full Story
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May 23, 2016
Fighting back against “surprise” medical bills
"Surprise" medical bills, or bills for services patients often believe are covered, are becoming a new health care norm.... Full Story
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May 23, 2016
Clinton Medicare plan could cover more, cost more
There’s good news and bad news on Hillary Clinton’s newly announced “Medicare for More” plan.... Full Story
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May 23, 2016
PPACA reduces mental health care costs for young adults
PPACA has significantly cut the out-of-pocket costs for behavioral health care, and the biggest beneficiaries of reduced costs are young adults from racial and ethnic minorities.... Full Story
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May 23, 2016
Plan participant attitudes changing — and plan provider roles
Anxiety over retirement saving; changing plan provider roles — here's what's happening in the retirement space, according to Spectrem Group's study.... Full Story
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May 20, 2016
Ignorance about 529 plans is growing
Many Americans cannot identify a Section 529 savings plan as being for college savings.... Full Story
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May 20, 2016
Central States pension decision: Pyrrhic victory for Teamsters
Will Congress end up having to bail out the Central States pension plan? Was Treasury 'cowardly' in its recent decision? Here's what you need to know about the Teamsters pension plan to date.... Full Story
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May 20, 2016
New fixed indexed annuities hit the market
New fixed indexed annuities are on the market and designed to help advisors with risk-averse clients approaching retirement.... Full Story
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May 20, 2016
Empower Retirement gets top 401(k) plan sponsor vote
Plan sponsors voted Empower Retirement the best value for the money in the 401(k) space, according to a report that also says plan sponsors are more focused on fees than ever.... Full Story
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May 20, 2016
Wealthy clients demand more digital services from advisors
Firms have much catching up to do to retain clients and wealth managers.... Full Story
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May 19, 2016
Americans still delaying retirement
Age 65 isn’t the retirement milestone it once was, according to Americans surveyed by Gallup last month.... Full Story
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