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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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May 2, 2016
The four-step DI toolkit for insurance agents
Make 2016 the year to make disability insurance a larger part of your practice.... Full Story
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May 2, 2016
Global health costs to rise significantly in 2016
The high cost of health care is an international problem.... Full Story
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May 2, 2016
Americans clueless on investment fees
Fees? What investment fees?... Full Story
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May 2, 2016
Actuaries warn DOD about personal discount rates
The American Academy of Actuaries has gone on record with a letter to the Department of Defense about personal discount rates proposed for use in determining lump-sum settlements for military pensions under the new retirement system.... Full Story
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May 2, 2016
Perez says legal challenges to DOL rule don’t stand a chance
“If we get sued, we’ll be ready for it,” DOL Sec. Perez said about the fiduciary rule in a press conference with Democratic leaders in the House of Representatives.... Full Story
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May 2, 2016
RIA 401(k) specialists greatly advantaged by DOL rule
Drinker Biddle & Reath's Fred Reish and Brad Campbell explain the contract they call “BIC Lite”--while level-fee advisors can avoid the contract, they will have to document exactly why a rollover recommendation serves an investor’s best interest.... Full Story
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April 29, 2016
Obama administration unveils new Medicare payment rule
The Obama administration is taking another step in its goal of reforming how doctors are compensated by Medicare.... Full Story
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April 29, 2016
Study finds shocking regional variation in medical charges
Where you live could be costing you thousands more for routine medical procedures.... Full Story
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April 29, 2016
House passes resolution against DOL rule
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution of disapproval of the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule today.... Full Story
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April 29, 2016
A wealth planning tool that anticipates clients’ next moves
Northfield Information Services built WealthBalancer to help advisors build holistic plans that include future life events.... Full Story
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April 29, 2016
Clinton, Trump in dead heat among affluent voters: Survey
Clinton is more trusted to maintain U.S. as a global leader, while Trump is preferred to handle the economy, Phoenix Marketing finds.... Full Story
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