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January 26, 2015
Reining in the regulators
A battle royale is brewing in Washington, where lawmakers say they want to empower those who want to save for their retirement, not making it...... Full Story
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January 26, 2015
DOL’s broker rules could have been tougher
Other industrialized nations, a White House aide's memo says, have undertaken more aggressive action, including the outright ban of commissions on all securities sales.... Full Story
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January 26, 2015
Tobacco cessation efforts stalled in 2014
The American Lung Association says state level progress to control tobacco was "virtually nonexistent" in 2014. ... Full Story
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January 26, 2015
Obama’s retirement cap could hurt tax revenues
A CBO report says that deferred taxes can boost federal income tax receipts.... Full Story
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January 26, 2015
EBRI’s Lillywhite award goes to Hilton exec
Mary Nell Billings is being recognized for outstanding lifetime contributions to Americans’ economic security. ... Full Story
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January 26, 2015
Asset managers turn focus to growth, hiring
Confident about the U.S. economy, they're paying more attention to sales and distribution issues.... Full Story
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January 23, 2015
Are TRFs a better path than TDFs?
Target Risk Funds are described as a “reasonable alternative” to target-date funds for pension plans and individuals. ... Full Story
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January 23, 2015
King ruling would reach beyond subsidies
The negative effect of such a ruling would have a one-two punch impact. ... Full Story
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January 23, 2015
What we’ve learned from telehealth’s early adopters
Health professionals are looking to early adopters of telemedicine for insight on the successes and failures of the practice. ... Full Story
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January 23, 2015
Timkin buys group annuity for 5,000 retirees
The Timken Co. of Canton, Ohio, has purchased a group annuity contract to pay future benefits for about 5,000 U.S. salaried retirees. ... Full Story
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January 23, 2015
Employers turn to CDHC plans to control costs
Consumer-driven health plans are increasingly helping control costs at companies that provide employee health insurance.... Full Story
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January 23, 2015
A third of employees work when sick
One-third of U.S. workers hesitate to call in sick to work when they are ill, consumer product manufacturer Procter & Gamble found in a recent survey.... Full Story
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January 22, 2015
Employer groups critical of State of the Union
That applause you heard for the president’s State of the Union message was definitely not coming from the offices of the Society for Human Resource Management or the National Business Group on Health, two trade associations that have closely followed the government’s strategy for overhauling the U.S. health care system.... Full Story
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January 22, 2015
Retirement is MIA in SOTU
Obama ended up mentioning “retirement” just twice and only in a peripheral way.... Full Story
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January 22, 2015
Will falling oil prices hurt retirement portfolios?
Bracing for global recession if oil prices fall too far. ... Full Story
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January 22, 2015
BISRA Reports Broker Productivity Fell in November 2014
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