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March 31, 2015
CDHP cost advantages extend for years
Consumer-directed health plans can help contain health-care spending for years after they’re put into place.... Full Story
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March 31, 2015
Many unaware of potential Obamacare exemptions
Here are the five most common exemptions to consider.... Full Story
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March 31, 2015
Minimal contributions expected by largest corporate pensions
Fifteen of the 19 largest sponsors of traditional pension plans will not be required to contribute any significant amount to their plans in 2015.... Full Story
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March 31, 2015
Recession unemployment dogs older workers
Nearly 40 percent of older workers who lost their jobs during the recession said they are still unemployed.... Full Story
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March 31, 2015
NLRB to weigh in on McDonald’s labor dispute
All franchise operators are closely watching this potential assault on the arms-length status long enjoyed by operators to shield themselves from actions taken by franchisees....... Full Story
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March 31, 2015
Almost half the country saves virtually nothing
America used to be a nation of savers, but no more. These days, about half of Americans are putting away no more than 5 percent...... Full Story
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March 31, 2015
Borzi says fiduciary rule has a ways to go
Once the OMB’s review is concluded, the DOL will hold a public comment period, have public hearings, and then reopen another comment period.... Full Story
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March 30, 2015
Employee Benefits Day theme is Wellness 2.0
It's time to celebrate National Employee Benefits Day! ... Full Story
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March 30, 2015
9 hot trends in 401(k) plans
Cammack Retirement has identified nine hot trends that people on any side of a defined contribution plan should keep their eye on in the coming...... Full Story
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March 30, 2015
Kentucky teachers may seek special session on pension bond
Plans to raise $3.3 billion in a POB sale for the beleaguered Kentucky Teachers’ Retirement System failed to pass through the state’s legislature this week.... Full Story
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March 30, 2015
Advocates push Congress on new military 401(k)s
Under existing policy, service members earn a pension for life after serving 20 years in the military. But only 17 percent do so, meaning the...... Full Story
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March 30, 2015
AHIP backs HIT repeal efforts
Senate opponents of the health insurance tax have fired yet another salvo in the ongoing battle to have it repealed.... Full Story
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March 30, 2015
Wellness incentive spending sets record
Employers will spend an average of $693 per employee on wellness-based incentives this year, up from $594 in 2014 and $430 five years ago.... Full Story
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March 30, 2015
Employees pained by enrollment process
A new study points to need to provide more assistance during open enrollment.... Full Story
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March 30, 2015
TDFs in 401(k)s stymie diversification
Drawing 32.7 percent of asset flows in retirement plans in 2014, TDFs make up 22 percent of all assets by market value in the 2015...... Full Story
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March 30, 2015
Retirement getting unprecedented attention
IRI says there has never been a greater focus on retirement security issues in Washington.... Full Story
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