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July 27, 2016
Should health benefits be subject to same fiduciary standards as 401(k)s?
One person is making the case that health benefits should be designed for employees in a way that mimics fiduciary rules on retirement savings.... Full Story
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July 27, 2016
Sponsors of largest 401(k) plans separating asset management and recordkeeping
Using a separate asset manager's target-date funds rather than your recordkeeper's proprietary TDFs? You're not alone.... Full Story
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July 27, 2016
Retirement plan providers consider DOL fiduciary rule’s asset retention effects
Retirement plan service providers that strive to retain 401(k) plan participants as customers after retirement might be changing their call center procedures because of the fiduciary rule, but how will it affect their asset retention rates?... Full Story
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July 26, 2016
3 charged in $1 billion Medicare nursing home scam
This is the "largest single criminal health care fraud case ever brought against individuals by the Department of Justice.”... Full Story
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July 26, 2016
Big insurers likely to look to other mergers
Aetna and Anthem won't be deterred by the latest U.S. Department of Justice announcement regarding mega mergers.... Full Story
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July 26, 2016
Americans seek raises, even in retirement income
Americans are starting to wonder how they’ll get pay raises during retirement, a study shows.... Full Story
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July 26, 2016
QuoteShark appoints new vice president of sales
QuoteShark announced today that Ashleigh Rothhammer has joined the online marketing company as the new Vice President of Sales. Ms. Rothhammer brings to QuoteShark over 10 years of experience in both the marketing and insurance industries. ... Full Story
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July 25, 2016
Employers may shift retirement plan resources
While monitoring fees and performance are important, employers are planning a greater focus on two other aspects of defined contribution plans.... Full Story
By BenefitsPro

July 25, 2016
Wells Fargo teams with Amazon to offer discounted student loans
The partnership will cut rates for loans by 0.5 percent if students sign up for the Amazon Prime membership program.... Full Story
By ThinkAdvisor

July 25, 2016
DOL overstepped its authority with fiduciary rule, U.S. Chamber tells judge
Investor attorneys' group challenges NAFA suit claim that DOL lacks authority to regulate IRAs.... Full Story
By ThinkAdvisor

July 22, 2016
Trump vs. GOP on Medicare drug negotiations
Trump and the rest of the GOP don't see eye to eye on how to cut Medicare spending.... Full Story
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July 22, 2016
New study offers insights into younger investors
How Gen X and millennial investors differ in attitudes and behavior when it comes to investing is the subject of a recent Global X study.... Full Story
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July 22, 2016
Plan sponsor fiduciary and co-fiduciary advisor to a $25 million 401(k) plan sued
The plan sponsor fiduciary and co-fiduciary advisor to Checksmart Financial's $25 million 401(k) plan are being sued in U.S. District Court.... Full Story
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July 22, 2016
Oregon is latest state to approve retirement savings plan
Set up as a Roth IRA, the Oregon Retirement Savings Plan will begin enrolling workers in July 2017.... Full Story
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July 22, 2016
Medicare beneficiaries suffer in opioid epidemic
New research shows that Medicare beneficiaries have the highest and fastest-growing rate of opioid use disorder.... Full Story
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July 21, 2016
California ACA premiums up 13 percent
Blue Cross and Anthem — which claim over half of all of the state’s Obamacare beneficiaries — drove the big increase.... Full Story
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