Your Financial and Insurance Industry News Source

Most Recent News

January 27, 2015
ETF assets reach $2.08 trillion
Fueled by investors' migration to independent advice, ETFs see a 17 percent increase in 2014. ... Full Story
News from BenefitsPro

January 27, 2015
A quarter of HR pros ready to jump ship
A new survey of HR professionals from Harvey Nash found that two-thirds of those surveyed were less than enthusiastic about their jobs, and that a...... Full Story
News from BenefitsPro

January 26, 2015
Reining in the regulators
A battle royale is brewing in Washington, where lawmakers say they want to empower those who want to save for their retirement, not making it...... Full Story
News from BenefitsPro

January 26, 2015
DOL’s broker rules could have been tougher
Other industrialized nations, a White House aide's memo says, have undertaken more aggressive action, including the outright ban of commissions on all securities sales.... Full Story
News from BenefitsPro

January 26, 2015
Tobacco cessation efforts stalled in 2014
The American Lung Association says state level progress to control tobacco was "virtually nonexistent" in 2014. ... Full Story
News from BenefitsPro

January 26, 2015
Obama’s retirement cap could hurt tax revenues
A CBO report says that deferred taxes can boost federal income tax receipts.... Full Story
News from BenefitsPro

January 26, 2015
EBRI’s Lillywhite award goes to Hilton exec
Mary Nell Billings is being recognized for outstanding lifetime contributions to Americans’ economic security. ... Full Story
News from BenefitsPro

January 26, 2015
Asset managers turn focus to growth, hiring
Confident about the U.S. economy, they're paying more attention to sales and distribution issues.... Full Story
News from BenefitsPro

January 26, 2015
10 worst states for 401(k)s
Slightly more than 16 percent of the 401(k)s plans in Arizona were found to be “significantly” underperformed. ... Full Story
By Ed Slott and Company, LLC

January 26, 2015
Dems push new auto-IRA mandate
The plan takes President Obama’s MyRA initiative a step further, by including a mandate so far only seen in initiatives at the state level.... Full Story
By Ed Slott and Company, LLC

January 26, 2015
Wellness plans more popular than flex programs
Corporations are offering more opportunities for employees to participate in wellness plans, and at the same time they are more generous with workplace flexibility options,...... Full Story
By Ed Slott and Company, LLC

January 26, 2015
Obesity rate rises again
More Americans are achieving obesity status, despite national efforts to draw attention to, and offer solutions for, the crisis, Gallup finds.... Full Story
News from BenefitsPro

January 23, 2015
Are TRFs a better path than TDFs?
Target Risk Funds are described as a “reasonable alternative” to target-date funds for pension plans and individuals. ... Full Story
News from BenefitsPro

January 23, 2015
King ruling would reach beyond subsidies
The negative effect of such a ruling would have a one-two punch impact. ... Full Story
News from BenefitsPro

January 23, 2015
What we’ve learned from telehealth’s early adopters
Health professionals are looking to early adopters of telemedicine for insight on the successes and failures of the practice. ... Full Story
News from BenefitsPro

January 23, 2015
Timkin buys group annuity for 5,000 retirees
The Timken Co. of Canton, Ohio, has purchased a group annuity contract to pay future benefits for about 5,000 U.S. salaried retirees. ... Full Story
News from BenefitsPro

More News