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January 30, 2015
Are businesses hanging up on voicemail?
The anti-voicemail movement has been growing for several years. ... Full Story
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January 29, 2015
$1 trillion in disappearing retirement funds
Most employers favor the idea of keeping ex-workers' assets in their plans. They're just not sure how to go about it without the fiduciary liability.... ... Full Story
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January 29, 2015
Les Anderson Honored at Cetera Connect Conference
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January 29, 2015
Average 401(k) balances hit record highs
The average balance of plan participants’ 401(k)s at the end of 2014 hit a record $91,300, according to Fidelity Investments. ... Full Story
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January 29, 2015
How the Super Bowl affects health premiums
Headaches are up by 49 percent after Super Bowl Sunday. ... Full Story
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January 29, 2015
RIAs forecast faster growth ahead
The steady movement of assets into the independent wealth management channel shows no signs of slowing, according to TD Ameritrade Institutional.... Full Story
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January 29, 2015
Veterans’ employer mandate exemption moves closer to law
The finance committee of the U.S. Senate adopted the Hire More Heroes Act of 2013 Wednesday, a measure that would allow businesses to exclude veterans... ... Full Story
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January 29, 2015
$6 trillion in DC plans by 2018
Private defined contribution assets will likely reach that level within three years, according to estimates from Cerulli Associates. ... Full Story
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January 29, 2015
Recession sucker punched employer plans
Studies show large employers in particular will still offer health insurance despite such options as the public exchanges.... Full Story
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January 29, 2015
Employee engagement levels inch upward
Engagement among American workers is improving a bit. Still, more than half of workers who responded to a Gallup poll on engagement described themselves as...... Full Story
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January 28, 2015
What benefits employees want...
That old and oft-chronicled disconnect between the benefits offered to employees and the benefits they’d actually like to have could be undercutting engagement at work.... Full Story
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January 28, 2015
Debt rising among elderly
A larger share of older American families were in debt in 2013, and those with debt loads that are considered problematic also increased.... Full Story
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January 28, 2015
Public supports PPACA subsidies
A new poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation finds that 64 percent say Congress should pass a law making subsidies available in all states. ... Full Story
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January 28, 2015
A big push for multiple employer plans
The ERISA Advisory Council laments about the murkiness in the rules surrounding the outsourcing of retirement plan benefits.... Full Story
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January 28, 2015
Medical device groups blast PPACA tax
Lobbying to kill PPACA’s tax on medical devices is picking up steam. ... Full Story
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January 28, 2015
Military retirement faces shake-up
If approved by Congress, the new system would incorporate a 401(k)-type investment account as a significant portion of a service member’s retirement benefit. ... Full Story
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