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July 29, 2015
PBGC proposes limiting filing waivers for underfunded plans
A PBGC waiver resulted in critical information going unreported since the pension-smoothing provisions of MAP-21 and HATFA were enacted--a new proposal aims to fix that.... Full Story
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July 29, 2015
Health care spending to increase moderately
Expanded insurance coverage, population aging and an improved economy to drive projected increase, CMS says.... Full Story
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July 28, 2015
Small employers lag in offering retirement plans
Size does matter when it comes to employers who offer retirement plans.... Full Story
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July 28, 2015
DOL favorite Vanguard has issues with fiduciary proposal
The fund company that may be the standard bearer for the DOL’s vision for the retirement advisory industry has issues with the DOL's proposed fiduciary rule. ... Full Story
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July 28, 2015
ERISA Industry Committee calls for end of health plan identifiers
Ten digit health plan identifiers have caused “administrative confusion, uncertainty and consternation,” according to the ERISA Industry Committee.... Full Story
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July 28, 2015
Workplace benefits are key to financial security
Americans depend on their workplace benefits to help shore up their financial security, but most employers don’t feel any responsibility to help employees prepare financially for retirement. ... Full Story
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July 28, 2015
Koesterich, Doll watch corporate revenues after tough week for stocks
China's stock swoon got the early headlines, but it’s a big week for market and economic signals.... Full Story
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July 28, 2015
Companies struggle to attract qualified employees
As the unemployment rate falls, companies struggle to attract qualified workers.... Full Story
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July 28, 2015
Fidelity adds offerings to aid in advisors’ online presence
Emerging affluent investors are nearly twice as likely as millionaires to find a new financial advisor through the internet, new research says.... Full Story
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July 28, 2015
PPACA premiums to rise 4 percent in California
Covered California announces a 4 percent that is consistent with national projections.... Full Story
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July 28, 2015
DRESSANDER|BHC EXPANDING IN CHICAGO AREA TO ADVANCE GROWTH
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July 27, 2015
RIA sees emerging conflict of interest for fee-only advisors
This RIA says the primary objection to the DOL fiduciary rule — that it would price low and middle-market retirement savers out of the financial services market — is credited with being one of the first to pioneer the fee-only advisory movement in the early 1990s.... Full Story
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July 27, 2015
Wealthy Americans spend $13,000 a year on vacations: BMO survey
Many affluent Americans will go on as many as six vacations a year.... Full Story
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July 27, 2015
House GOP tells DOL to scrap fiduciary plan
House Education and Workforce members say DOL ‘steamrolling’ stakeholders’ objections.... Full Story
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July 27, 2015
Is the 9-to-5 workday dead?
Even for employees in traditional 9-to-5 industry jobs, the 9-to-5 work day is fading.... Full Story
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July 27, 2015
Companies focusing less on traditional benefits
D.C.-area companies are offering their workers new benefits in an attempt to cut their health care costs.... Full Story
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