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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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June 27, 2016
SHRM: Retirement plan auto-enrollment levels remain flat since 2012
Automatically enrolling employees in 401(k) plans can be a key to expanding access to retirement savings, a SHRM study finds, though companies aren't using it as much as they could.... Full Story
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June 27, 2016
Participants like in-plan annuities ― when they know what they are
Retirement plan participants familiar with annuities overwhelmingly favor them for their savings strategy ― that is, the few who know what annuities are.... Full Story
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June 27, 2016
Rep. Crowley to introduce legislation mandating retirement plan access
Rep. Joseph Crowley, D-N.Y., said he will introduce legislation that would mandate employers offer a retirement savings plan.... Full Story
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June 27, 2016
Brexit aftermath: 5 key areas financial advisors should watch
Markets are plummeting, but don't panic.... Full Story
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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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