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April 1, 2015
5 worst states for doctors
If you're about graduate from medical school, there are a number of states that should be avoided for that first job, perhaps regardless of how...... Full Story
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April 1, 2015
A surge in 401(k) managed account sign-ups
Fidelity’s managed-account client base grew by 29 percent in 2014, with 790 new sponsors signing onto its managed-account platform. ... Full Story
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April 1, 2015
GOP moves to block Obama from redefining stop-loss insurance
Their measure is designed to deflect any attempt by the White House to include stop-loss coverage that protects employers from health claims from being labeled...... Full Story
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April 1, 2015
Financial disruptions delay retirement to 68
The majority of those who were divorced, separated or widowed were not prepared for the financial disruption that came along with the change in their...... Full Story
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April 1, 2015
ESOPs crush S&P 500 index returns
Participants in private company employee stock option plans averaged an 11.5 percent annual return between 2002 and 2012.... Full Story
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April 1, 2015
Summary of PPACA benefits deadline pushed back to 2016
When is a deadline not a deadline? When it’s set by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.... Full Story
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April 1, 2015
Kraft-Heinz would create $13-billion retirement behemoth
A merger of H.G. Heinz Co. and Kraft Foods would mean the union of more than $13 billion in defined benefit and defined contribution retirement...... Full Story
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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 31, 2015
Global Retirement Partners is acquired
A group of retirement plan advisory firms has gotten together to acquire Global Retirement Partners, LLP.... Full Story
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March 31, 2015
RIA buyers got more selective in 2014
Mergers and acquisitions of registered investment firms held at a steady pace in 2014, with 54 transactions, the same number reported in 2013, according to...... Full Story
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