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September 19, 2014
EEOC cracking down on pregnant employee rights violations
Employment actions directed at a pregnant employee need to be documented as never before. ... Full Story
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September 19, 2014
Cost of caring for parents concerns boomers
About one-third of current caregivers say they are spending 10 percent of their retirement savings caring for elderly parents. ... Full Story
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September 19, 2014
Employees paying bigger health coverage share
Fortune 500 companies overwhelmingly expect to increase employee contributions to employer-sponsored health insurance plans. ... Full Story
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September 19, 2014
Most assets eligible for rollover didn't roll
This presents advisors with an opportunity to inquire about prior employment history in order to determine whether there are abandoned accounts. ... Full Story
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September 19, 2014
Rethinking wellness incentives
Determining the best way to motivate employees to make a long-term commitment to wellness is not always as easy as it sounds. ... Full Story
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September 19, 2014
Employees say workload interferes with health goals
While research continues to underscore the corporate commitment to wellness programs, many employees still aren’t sensing a strong connection between their employer and their personal health. ... Full Story
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September 19, 2014
Mailed Social Security statements coming back
The Social Security Administration will resume sending paper copies of its benefit statements to working Americans, although it saved millions of dollars when it stopped doing so annually in 2011. ... Full Story
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September 19, 2014
Highest costs for elderly are home expenses
As people age, they spend more on health care. And the rising cost of health care is one of their biggest worries approaching and during retirement. But health care is not the single largest spending category for older people. Instead, it’s the cost of maintaining a home. ... Full Story
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September 18, 2014
Int’l funds lead the way for mutual fund investors
Vanguard continues to dominate the passive fund market, with three of the top five performing passive funds for August and the year. ... Full Story
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September 18, 2014
The key factors in attracting RIA talent
New data on independent registered investment advisor compensation indicate that compensation plays a three-part role in the attraction and retention of top employees. ... Full Story
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September 18, 2014
Bullying bosses take toll on employees
A new survey says that 42 percent of employees have had quit a job to get away from a bullying boss. ... Full Story
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September 18, 2014
ERIC warns of consequences of tax reform
Something is “out of whack” with the state of retirement savings in the U.S., says Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden. ... Full Story
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September 18, 2014
New CEO council urges wellness adoption
The newly formed CEO Council on Health and Innovation is urging faster adoption of wellness programs. ... Full Story
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September 18, 2014
Double-digit premium increases likely
Small group health insurance premium rates could jump by the double digits in 2015 as carriers factor in new costs related to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. But if such increases do occur, they are likely to be offset in 2016. ... Full Story
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September 18, 2014
Eliopoulos named CalPERS CIO
The California Public Employees' Retirement System, the largest public pension fund in the U.S., has announced that Ted Eliopoulos, currently serving as interim chief investment officer, has been named to permanently assume the position of CIO. He takes over the position from the late Joe Dear. ... Full Story
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September 18, 2014
FSA rule change drives double-digit growth
Last year's change to the longstanding use-it-or-lose it rule for flexible spending accounts is driving double-digit enrollment growth. ... Full Story
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