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March 6, 2015
Republicans demand proof DOL worked with SEC on fiduciary rule
GOP lawmakers question the DOL’s authority in making the rule, arguing it is the Securities and Exchange Commission’s jurisdiction. ... Full Story
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March 6, 2015
Employers want premiums tied to CPI
More employers now are aiming to peg health plan increases to CPI increases, according to a new Towers Watson study. ... Full Story
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March 6, 2015
The new ways of delivering health care
Because new payment models require effective and seamless care coordination among providers, new methods of delivering care have also been experiments in the living laboratory... ... Full Story
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March 6, 2015
Finke: Industry without fiduciary protections preys on the elderly
“In the United States, we have a buyer beware marketplace for products that are very often sold to older consumers,” says Finke. "This is insane." ... Full Story
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March 5, 2015
Dems push for pregnant women to get special enrollment
Some Democratic lawmakers are urging the Department of Health and Human Services to allow pregnant women to enroll for health coverage whenever they want under... ... Full Story
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March 5, 2015
6 cheap places to live in retirement
Central America is cheap, sure. But so are some choices much farther afield. ... Full Story
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March 5, 2015
GOP bill would shield wellness plans from EEOC challenges
Congressional Republicans are taking sides with the Obama administration to try to fend off an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission assault on Obamacare-sanctioned wellness programs. ... Full Story
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March 5, 2015
OMB urged to give fiduciary rule full review
The campaign comes although the agency hasn't said it would give the DOL's proposal any less time. ... Full Story
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March 5, 2015
Sustainable investing accounts for 30% of managed assets: study
GSIA reported that global sustainable investing assets rose 61% over two years. ... Full Story
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March 5, 2015
Paying for the kids’ college with retirement dollars
Nearly 60 percent of Americans say they sometimes feel like a failure because they are not providing enough for their family’s future.... Full Story
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March 5, 2015
Congress forms retirement caucuses
The Insured Retirement Institute calls the formation of the caucuses a “leap forward in focusing the nation’s attention to these issues.”... Full Story
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March 5, 2015
Advisors fail to understand why women invest
Pershing digs into what drives women to invest and how advisors can best serve them.... Full Story
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March 5, 2015
Lower oil prices fuel rise in retirement optimism
More than a third of Americans are directed the money they save on gas to their personal savings.... Full Story
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March 5, 2015
Retirement savings ‘gender gap’ puts women far behind
Middle-aged and older women are saving for retirement in a proportion close to that of men, but they’ve lost more than they can make up...... Full Story
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March 4, 2015
Here's what Americans say is making us sick
As Warren Zevon once said: Life’ll kill ya. And that’s something most Americans agree with. ... Full Story
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March 4, 2015
Monitor your 401(k) investment menus or else
Every retirement plan in the country is going to have to go through a new due diligence process, according to a leading ERISA expert. ... Full Story
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