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May 5, 2016
Opioid abuse ranks high on top heath concerns
What health issues are of the most concern to Americans?... Full Story
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May 5, 2016
Americans worry about climbing health costs
More people are worried about the rising costs of health care than last year.... Full Story
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May 5, 2016
More managers increasing risk to offset lackluster returns
Investment managers may have overly ambitious expectations for long-term investment returns, according to a new survey from State Street Global Advisors.... Full Story
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May 5, 2016
To beat the market, companies should think like activists, study says
Companies dip into activist investor playbook to deliver enhanced shareholder value.... Full Story
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May 5, 2016
Clock is ticking on DOL fiduciary compliance, particularly on IRAs and rollovers
Get started in next 30 to 60 days, ERISA guru Fred Reish says.... Full Story
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May 4, 2016
National Financial Plan Competition Report… or a fun time at the speedway!
Last week I found myself at Charlotte Motor Speedway facilitating our National Financial Plan Competition.... Full Story
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May 4, 2016
Employers not helping with employee retirement challenges
Employees face challenges as they move from jobs to retirement—and, according to a study from the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies, employers aren’t helping them.... Full Story
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May 4, 2016
Can working longer make you live longer?
Staying on the job past the age of 65 could increase a person’s lifespan, while early retirement can increase the risk of dying early, an Oregon State study says.... Full Story
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May 4, 2016
A quarter of Americans are debt-free
A new study examines the credit health and financial understanding of Americans.... Full Story
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May 4, 2016
Cetera launches platform to aid DOL fiduciary rule compliance
Here's news of a suite of tools and resources aimed at helping advisors identify areas of their practices that will be subject to the DOL’s fiduciary rule.... Full Story
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May 4, 2016
Young adults choose "money management" as most beneficial course
Those 18 to 24 say they want money management courses early on to help better understand their personal finances.... Full Story
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May 3, 2016
Survey finds retirement attitudes differ with age
How old are you? That could determine how stressed you are about retirement.... Full Story
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May 3, 2016
Uncertainty about fiduciary rule common among plan service providers
Service providers are asking for more clarification about the DOL fiduciary rule.... Full Story
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May 3, 2016
Republicans promise PPACA alternative soon
Republican members of Congress will have a viable PPACA alternative ready in less than two months, one congressman says.... Full Story
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May 3, 2016
Employees’ health worries may be soothed by disability insurance
Disability insurance, a popular option in voluntary benefits, could help assuage employee fears.... Full Story
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May 3, 2016
Long-term savers see boost in retirement accounts
The average balance for people who had been saving in their 401(k)s continuously for 10 years increased 2 percent year over year, a Fidelity study shows.... Full Story
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