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June 30, 2016
Complying with DOL fiduciary rule prompts technology redesign
In complying with the Labor Department fiduciary rule, Fidelity is piloting a new website to make it easier for advisors and consultants to manage workplace plans.... Full Story
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June 30, 2016
Pharmacists blame pharmacy benefit managers for driving up drug costs
A report from the National Community Pharmacists Association says remuneration fees and copay clawbacks are what is keeping drug prices high.... Full Story
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June 30, 2016
Stop getting 401(k) participants worked up about nothing
Grant them the wisdom to know what they can change about 401(k) plans and what Grant retirement plan participants the wisdom to know what they can change about 401(k) plans and what they can’t.... Full Story
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June 30, 2016
The declining retirement age is dead
The average retirement age has declined dramatically over the last 100 years, but that trend may not continue.... Full Story
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June 30, 2016
After Brexit vote, is ‘stay the course’ really the best advice?
Financial markets have rebounded from big losses following Friday's Brexit vote, but here are some ways advisors can reposition clients for uncertainty ahead.... Full Story
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June 29, 2016
Despite availability of insurance, many millennials go without
Although the overall uninsured rate is dropping, many millennials lack health coverage because of worries about cost of care.... Full Story
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June 29, 2016
Millennials’ job-hunting skills helping parents
Millennials aren't just trying to find themselves jobs, but they're helping their parents, too.... Full Story
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June 29, 2016
Study quantifies skyrocketing copays for the insured
Even with insurance, patients are still seeing rising costs of care.... Full Story
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June 29, 2016
Most LGBT employees haven't changed benefits since gay-marriage ruling
A new survey shows that since Obergefell v. Hodges, some LGBT employees haven't updated their benefits packages.... Full Story
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June 29, 2016
Mercer creates online hub for financial wellness
Online platform integrates tools that offer retirement counseling, personal finance tools, unsecured personal loans, and refinancing for student loans.... Full Story
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June 28, 2016
Target-date fund assets post another all-time high in Q1
Total U.S. retirement assets hit $24.1 trillion in the first quarter of 2016, up from 0.6 percent at the end of December, according to the Investment Company Institute.... Full Story
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June 28, 2016
Fidelity tests new tool aimed at easing student debt's retirement threat
The three-phase program hopes to help users focus on paying off student loans as well as saving for retirement.... Full Story
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June 28, 2016
Republicans unsure what Trump thinks on health care
As the GOP convention nears and Paul Ryan pushes the Republican answer to the Affordable Care Act, some in the party are worried what Trump will do when it comes to health care.... Full Story
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June 28, 2016
Home equity, mortgage debt both on the rise as seniors enter retirement
Older Americans have more than $6 trillion in home equity, but the amount of mortgage debt held by that group is growing as reverse mortgages gain traction.... Full Story
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June 28, 2016
How advisors are tackling volatility
Advisors and investors agree volatility is the top macro threat to portfolios, Jefferson National survey finds.... Full Story
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June 27, 2016
White House dismisses Ryan's health care plan
The GOP's alternative to the Affordable Care Act isn't being met with much love from the Obama administration.... Full Story
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