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October 21, 2014
The pulse of preventative care
Now that PPACA has mandated that carriers cover preventive care procedures, some experts wonder whether an ounce of prevention really is worth a pound of cure in today’s economy. ... Full Story
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October 21, 2014
Workers derive security from workplace benefits [infographic]
Retirement, and disability and life insurance are not often purchased outside of the workplace benefits package. ... Full Story
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October 21, 2014
Fidelity’s managed account platform reaches $100 billion
Fidelity Institutional announced Monday it has reached $100 billion in managed account assets on to its web-based Envestnet Inc. platform. ... Full Story
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October 21, 2014
Forget pensions, retirees better off with 401(k)s, ICI says
In 2013, it says, one-third of retirees received some retirement income from plan-sponsored assets, either their own or a spouse’s. In 1975, the rate was 21 percent. ... Full Story
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October 21, 2014
Success short-lived for copycats
University researchers find that copycat mutual funds were typically distressed vehicles that did fine initially but not nearly as well over the longer term. ... Full Story
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October 20, 2014
National Save for Retirement Week kicks off
Plan sponsors are asked to use the week to bring attention to their employees of how vital it is they fully utilize their workplace plans. ... Full Story
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October 20, 2014
Americans still uncertain about how Ebola spreads
A recent survey suggests that more work needs to be done to educate people about how Ebola spreads. ... Full Story
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October 20, 2014
Court rules on pension floor-offset case
In upholding the lower court’s ruling, the 9th Circuit has furthered legal precedent in how sponsors can amend their floor-offset retirement plans. ... Full Story
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October 20, 2014
PBGC picks up tab at Reichhold
PBGC will pay all pension benefits earned by Reichold Inc. retirees, up to the legal limit of approximately $59,320 a year for a 65-year-old. ... Full Story
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October 20, 2014
Retirement score could be the carrot participants need
Even those who are doing well with retirement saving will get a little motivation to stick with it. ... Full Story
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October 20, 2014
Anything else but the enrollment process
Go to the dentist, get berated by Donald Trump -– some workers would prefer either over suffering through benefits enrollment.... Full Story
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October 20, 2014
LIMRA Hires New Head of its Banking Research Unit
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October 20, 2014
Cadillac tax begins to influence plan design
If the trends spotted in this rather limited pool of respondents holds up over time, wellness programs may benefit from the excise tax, while voluntary benefits may take a hit.... Full Story
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October 20, 2014
Male or female boss? Americans mostly indifferent
Survey results indicate that “Americans still prefer a male boss to a female boss.” But a look at their data would indicate that’s not really the case.... Full Story
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October 17, 2014
A multitude of threats to retirement system
Regardless of which political party prevails in next month’s midterm elections, Democrats and Republicans alike understand that one way to fatten the government’s wallet is by cutting retirement tax incentives. ... Full Story
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October 17, 2014
Verisight, Newport combine forces
Combined, Verisight and Newport provide retirement services to 900,000 participant accounts, totaling $100 billion in assets. ... Full Story
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