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May 29, 2015
Student loans threaten retirement savings
Older people are finding their retirement is being threatened by—student loan debt?... Full Story
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May 29, 2015
FINRA chief says DOL proposal not the way forward
The Department of Labor’s proposed conflict of interest rule is not the “appropriate way” to create a uniform standard of care for advisors to retirement investors, according to Robert Ketchum, CEO of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. ... Full Story
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May 29, 2015
Financial Times lists top DC plan advisors
The Financial Times has released its Top 401 Retirement Advisors of 2015, recognizing the top financial advisors who specialize in serving defined contribution retirement plans.... Full Story
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May 29, 2015
MetLife introduces QLAC to 401(k) market
MetLife has rolled out its first qualified longevity annuity contract product for 401(k) plans.... Full Story
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May 29, 2015
Many not planning for retirement at all
Most people are aware that the state of retirement in the United States is looking rather gloomy. But a new study has found the situation could be worse than we thought. ... Full Story
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May 29, 2015
PBGC launches pilot program for small managers
The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. is rolling out a pilot program that will give as many as five smaller asset managers a shot at managing a portion of the agency’s $85 billion in assets. ... Full Story
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May 29, 2015
Employers embracing onsite health centers
Companies with onsite or near-site health centers must like them, because many have plans to expand them.... Full Story
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May 29, 2015
EBSA wants Congress to fix broken plan audit system
The Department of Labor has released findings from a review of auditors of employer-sponsored retirement plans, and the news isn’t good.... Full Story
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May 29, 2015
Is a PPACA watchdog coming?
Republican senators say there should be a PPACA watchdog who digs into the law and ensures proper implementation. ... Full Story
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May 29, 2015
Support jumps for doctor-assisted suicide
Nearly seven in 10 Americans support assisted suicide, up a whopping 10 percent over last year, according to new Gallup numbers. ... Full Story
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May 28, 2015
Complex process leads to needless cash-outs
More than 40 years after passage of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, the plan portability lawmakers envisioned for workers has been hampered by roll-in processes perceived as confusing by an increasingly mobile workforce. ... Full Story
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May 28, 2015
Brokers drive voluntary sales
Benefits brokers were the primary drivers of growth in the voluntary market, according to Eastbridge Consulting Group. ... Full Story
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May 28, 2015
Workers can’t be bothered with 401(k)s
Employees are participating in their 401(k) plans at a record rate, with record-high balances. But that doesn’t mean they’re taking an active role.... Full Story
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May 28, 2015
HIT repeal surpasses majority in House
A major revenue source for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act may be about to go bye-bye.... Full Story
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May 28, 2015
Fewer advisors means more automation: Celent
Automated channels will be necessary to firms that want to serve clients well. ... Full Story
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May 28, 2015
Closing the investor-manager gap on hedge fund transparency
Report says new ideas for data management and new market practices needed. ... Full Story
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