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November 24, 2014
Uninsureds say coverage is too pricey to buy
About a quarter of those who are uninsured say they didn’t think they’d be able to find a plan they could afford.... Full Story
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November 24, 2014
Mondays really are a killer (in the workplace)
Mondays are the most likely days for a workplace murder to occur. ... Full Story
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November 24, 2014
Assurant Health joins PPACA exchanges
Assurant Health is selling individual major medical plans on exchanges in 16 states this year. Last year, they did not participate in any.... Full Story
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November 24, 2014
10 worst states for public employees’ pensions
Some of the measures used to calculate the financial condition of state public pensions can give even the best actuaries a headache.... Full Story
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November 24, 2014
3 ways retirement advisors can step up their game
As sponsors shift their mindset to improving outcomes for employees, they’re expecting advisors to do so as well.... Full Story
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November 24, 2014
Public wants feds out of health care
A new Gallup poll reveals the majority of Americans — 52 percent — say it’s not the federal government's responsibility to ensure that all Americans have health care coverage, the third consecutive year the public has held that view.... Full Story
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November 24, 2014
Boom in socially responsible investing
What are known as “sustainable, responsible and impact” investing assets domiciled in the U.S. have soared, increasing by 76 percent in just two years.... Full Story
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November 24, 2014
Mutual of Omaha CEO to retire
Mutual of Omaha Chairman and CEO Dan Neary will retire as CEO in 2015, but retain his role as chairman of the board.... Full Story
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November 24, 2014
Part-timers struggle to hit full-time status
Skills, lack of jobs keeping many part-time workers from moving up to full time.... Full Story
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November 20, 2014
10 most feared jobs
We either secretly admire those who have the jobs that strike terror into our hearts, or we assume they’re crazy to have taken them. ... Full Story
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November 20, 2014
Consumer carrier satisfaction level sinks
New analysis finds that carriers have hit a 10-year low in consumer satisfaction, and are the fourth least-liked industry, ranking only above the airline industry, cable companies, and Internet service providers. ... Full Story
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November 20, 2014
Low premium or access: Which is preferred?
Given the choice between lower premiums or access to more providers, an overwhelming majority of employees would opt for the cost savings. ... Full Story
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November 20, 2014
CDHP enrollment, offerings spike
Mercer says CDHP enrollment spiked from 18 percent to 23 percent of all covered employees in 2014, the largest one-year increase in enrollment in high-deductible consumer-driven health plans. ... Full Story
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November 20, 2014
Senators urge immediate retirement reforms
The lawmakers suggested several reforms that “Treasury could make today,” that, they said, would go a long way toward accelerating retirement savings. ... Full Story
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November 20, 2014
New 401(k) plan features alone aren’t enough
The problem, Towers Watson says, is that there’s just not enough education in the workplace to help workers understand how to better prepare for the day they leave their jobs.... Full Story
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November 20, 2014
More employers adding wellness programs
Although few employers are making significant changes to their health care benefits in the coming year, more and more are adding wellness programs that aim to prevent problems before they happen.... Full Story
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