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August 4, 2015
For CFPs, fee-only must mean just that
What happens when an RIA makes a commission on a retirement product after marketing itself as a fee-only advisor?... Full Story
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August 4, 2015
IRS seeks more input on Cadillac tax
The dance between the federal government and employers over the so-called Cadillac tax continues as the IRS is seeking comments on yet more details of the tax on excessive employer-sponsored coverage.... Full Story
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August 4, 2015
Hospitals fined $420 million for readmission violations
Over 2,500 hospitals nation-wide have paid nearly half a billion dollars over readmissions so far this year.... Full Story
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August 4, 2015
Why employers should invest in community health
Communities across the country differ radically in key health metrics, and that poses a big problem for employers in the country's least healthy communities.... Full Story
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August 4, 2015
Inspector General questions Chicago's employee wellness program
Chicago doesn't know whether the millions spent on its wellness program has helped rein in health care costs, according to Inspector General Joe Ferguson.... Full Story
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August 4, 2015
Newly insured Californians happy with their coverage
The majority of newly insured Californians like their health coverage, according to a new study by the Kaiser Family Foundation.... Full Story
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August 3, 2015
RIAs continue ETF push in retail market
ETF usage is likely to increase for several reasons--one is RIAs.... Full Story
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August 3, 2015
How investors’ decision making varies with age and wealth
Advisors must provide targeted guidance to different investor segments.... Full Story
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August 3, 2015
Roth IRA investors a different animal
Older investors favor traditional IRAs, younger ones Roths. But wait — there's more!... Full Story
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August 3, 2015
Survey finds most advisors see little effect from new fiduciary rules
But, expert asks, do reps really understand what they will need to do to fully monitor and manage investment suitability?... Full Story
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August 3, 2015
Why do wealthy parents have wealthy kids?
An NBER study discovers that wealthy parents have children who grow up to be wealthy, even when those kids are adopted.... Full Story
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August 3, 2015
Most want smoking banned in public places
A solid majority of Americans support smoking bans in public places, according to Gallup.... Full Story
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August 3, 2015
Interest rates affecting retirement revenue
A recent uptick in interest rates has significantly affected annuitized benefits, yielding good news for sponsors of defined benefit plans as well as pre-retirees.... Full Story
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August 3, 2015
Association weighs in on Arkansas telemedicine regulations
The ERISA Industry Committee, a national trade and lobbying group, has weighed in with recommendations for Arkansas' telemedicine regulations.... Full Story
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August 3, 2015
Social Security optimization lead program
Join us for a webinar on Aug 13, 2015 at 10:00 AM CDT.... Full Story
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July 31, 2015
Center for Retirement Research weighs in on Social Security report
Social Security reports shortfalls await — and Alicia Munnell, director of the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College says the question is what Congress will do.... Full Story
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