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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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October 17, 2014
Mercer exchange sees fivefold growth
Initial numbers for 2015 open enrollment in Mercer's private exchange show "explosive" growth from last year.... Full Story
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October 17, 2014
Workplace flexibility catching on – at other employers
HR professionals say flexible work arrangements are successful, according to SHRM research. But not all employers are offering it themselves yet.... Full Story
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October 17, 2014
Brokerage window accounts grow despite criticism
Critics say SBDAs present unnecessary risk for participants because fiduciaries are not engaged in the review of the investments selected. ... Full Story
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October 17, 2014
Retirees drag down advisor practice valuations
Analysts say advisors believe their practices are worth 2.8 times their total value. ... Full Story
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October 17, 2014
HSAs are cannibalizing your 401(k)s
With employee paychecks not getting (much) bigger, and the expenses chipping away at them growing, employees been not only rethinking how much they save, but where they save it. ... Full Story
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