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September 3, 2015
Colorado uninsured rate plummets
Colorado has more than halved its uninsured rate since the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.... Full Story
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September 2, 2015
Open enrollment season even less popular than tax time
Despite all the effort made by employers, insurers and human resources professionals, we have a survey that quantifies just how much folks don’t celebrate that season.... Full Story
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September 2, 2015
PBGC takes on $300 million more in pension liabilities
Dayton, Ohio-based Standard Register filed for bankruptcy and now its pension obligations have been taken on by the PBGC.... Full Story
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September 2, 2015
Worker confidence in economy takes a jump up
American workers' confidence in the economy and their economic stability has still not returned to pre-recession levels. But it’s getting closer.... Full Story
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September 2, 2015
Quovo raises $4.75 million; Carson and Bicknell among backers
Backers include Steve Lockshin of Betterment Institutional, Ron Carson of Carson Wealth and Marty Bicknell of Mariner.... Full Story
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September 2, 2015
Daley to head strategic growth at Raymond James advisor division
Hedtke named senior VP, chief investment officer for Allianz Investment Management US.... Full Story
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September 2, 2015
El-Erian calls oil market 'unhinged'
Crude oil prices soared on Monday before diving again on Tuesday, and the Allianz strategist expects more volatility.... Full Story
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September 2, 2015
RIA mergers, acquisitions heating up
Mergers and acquisitions in the registered investment advisor space are increasing--and the side effects are pretty profitable too. Here's more.... Full Story
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September 2, 2015
Millennials challenge advisors
Millennials aren't turning to financial advisors to help with investing—not with retirement, nor with other financial challenges, such as educating their kids.... Full Story
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September 1, 2015
Health care companies at severe risk of cyberattacks
Large businesses are constantly targeted by hackers, and recent reports suggest that many large companies don't take the necessary precautions to prevent outsiders from accessing their computer systems. ... Full Story
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September 1, 2015
R6 shares double assets since 2011
The R6-share class funds phenomenon is in direct reaction to sponsors’ demand to separate a fund’s cost from the revenue it creates.... Full Story
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September 1, 2015
One great way to attract top talent
Snagging an award for treating your employees well is one of the best ways to attract top talent.... Full Story
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September 1, 2015
Cash balance plans, QLACs gaining thanks to new Treasury and IRS regs
EBRI survey finds that qualifying longevity annuity contracts can provide an effective longevity hedge for boomers and Gen Xers.... Full Story
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September 1, 2015
Nutritional focus at work reduces worker obesity rate
When employers take food and nutrition seriously, their workers really do get healthier.... Full Story
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September 1, 2015
Brokers aren’t meeting employer expectations
A gap exists between employer demands and their perception of how well brokers deliver on most counts.... Full Story
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September 1, 2015
A simple strategy for saving for retirement
Pre-retirees surveyed by Ipsos Public Affairs in a study commissioned by New York Life said that the best way to save for retirement is to use automatic features.... Full Story
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