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June 24, 2016
Newly covered cheer Medicaid expansion
Department of Health and Human Services report says new Medicaid enrollees are pleased with the effects of Medicaid expansion.... Full Story
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June 24, 2016
Report: Medicare will be broke by 2028
A new report from the Medicare trustees says that Medicare will be giving out more in benefits than what it receives in taxes by the end of the decade.... Full Story
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June 24, 2016
House Dems highlight gun control with 26-hour sit-in
Now that the House is recessed for the July 4th holiday, Democrats say they'll return to their districts to build support for changes to gun laws.... Full Story
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June 24, 2016
House override vote to kill DOL fiduciary rule fails
Vote to override presidential veto of HJ Res. 88 fell short of two-thirds vote needed.... Full Story
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June 24, 2016
Most Americans get no financial advice: Survey
Optimism that the ‘American dream’ is attainable belies undertow of financial anxiety.... Full Story
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June 23, 2016
Why employers don’t offer retirement plans
The good news from this year’s Transamerica study is that many employers, including the 390 with more than 500 employees, are invested in their workers’ retirement futures. The bad news is, the employers who aren't won't be changing their minds.... Full Story
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June 23, 2016
GOP finally unveils ACA alternative
After much discussion and speculation, House Republicans have finally announced their replacement for the Affordable Care Act.... Full Story
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June 23, 2016
Jerry Mason, Ph.D. - 2016 Loren Dunton Memorial Award Recipient
The International Association of Registered Financial Consultants (IARFC) announces Jerry Mason of Cedar City, Utah as the 2016 recipient of the Loren Dunton Memorial. This award is to “honor a person who has made a substantial contribution to the financial services profession and/or the financial interest of the public.” ... Full Story
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June 23, 2016
Feds to target uninsured millennials through tax data
Insurers want more young people to enroll in the ACA insurance exchange, so the Obama administration will pore over tax records to identify uninsured young people.... Full Story
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June 23, 2016
Congress moving closer to expanding access to MEPs
The private sector is showing an uptick in interest in multiple employer retirement plans, according to testimony at a bi-partisan roundtable hosted by the Senate committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.... Full Story
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June 23, 2016
Social Security trustees project only 0.2 percent COLA in 2017
The trustees have released their annual report on when the funds are expected to run dry, and the disabilty fund actually got some good news.... Full Story
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June 22, 2016
Study shows half of millennials lack retirement accounts
Almost half of millennials surveyed said they had neither a pension nor a retirement investment account.... Full Story
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June 22, 2016
Advisors view DOL fiduciary rule as competition booster
Advisors overall are more optimistic about the Labor Department fiduciary rule, a Schwab study shows, though they think it will increase competition, too.... Full Story
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June 22, 2016
Fewer Americans say they’re struggling to pay medical bills
Fewer U.S. adults report having had trouble covering their health care costs in the past 12 months than any time since Gallup began tracking the issue in 2008.... Full Story
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June 22, 2016
Tech budgets likely to rise to comply with DOL fiduciary rule
The Labor Department fiduciary rule is expected to lead to increased technology budgets across the financial services industry, according to a survey by SS&C Technologies.... Full Story
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June 22, 2016
Dire straits for women and retirement preparedness
Women may be participating at an equal rate with men in 401(k) plans, but they’re ahead of men in failing to save enough to retire, says Aon Hewitt.... Full Story
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