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July 25, 2016
Employers may shift retirement plan resources
While monitoring fees and performance are important, employers are planning a greater focus on two other aspects of defined contribution plans.... Full Story
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July 25, 2016
Wells Fargo teams with Amazon to offer discounted student loans
The partnership will cut rates for loans by 0.5 percent if students sign up for the Amazon Prime membership program.... Full Story
By ThinkAdvisor

July 25, 2016
DOL overstepped its authority with fiduciary rule, U.S. Chamber tells judge
Investor attorneys' group challenges NAFA suit claim that DOL lacks authority to regulate IRAs.... Full Story
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July 22, 2016
Trump vs. GOP on Medicare drug negotiations
Trump and the rest of the GOP don't see eye to eye on how to cut Medicare spending.... Full Story
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July 22, 2016
New study offers insights into younger investors
How Gen X and millennial investors differ in attitudes and behavior when it comes to investing is the subject of a recent Global X study.... Full Story
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July 22, 2016
Plan sponsor fiduciary and co-fiduciary advisor to a $25 million 401(k) plan sued
The plan sponsor fiduciary and co-fiduciary advisor to Checksmart Financial's $25 million 401(k) plan are being sued in U.S. District Court.... Full Story
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July 22, 2016
Oregon is latest state to approve retirement savings plan
Set up as a Roth IRA, the Oregon Retirement Savings Plan will begin enrolling workers in July 2017.... Full Story
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July 22, 2016
Medicare beneficiaries suffer in opioid epidemic
New research shows that Medicare beneficiaries have the highest and fastest-growing rate of opioid use disorder.... Full Story
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July 21, 2016
California ACA premiums up 13 percent
Blue Cross and Anthem — which claim over half of all of the state’s Obamacare beneficiaries — drove the big increase.... Full Story
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July 21, 2016
DOJ prepares court case to block Anthem, Aetna health insurance deals
The U.S. Department of Justice is preparing to go to court to block two giant health insurance mergers: Anthem-Cigna and Aetna-Humana.... Full Story
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July 21, 2016
Financial stress has toxic effects on employees
This one financial factor is key in determining an employee’s financial stress level. And many employees are under great financial stress, a study says.... Full Story
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July 21, 2016
Cash is top long-term investment choice for millions
Cash beats real estate for many Americans, a study says.... Full Story
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July 21, 2016
Workers are afraid they won't have enough money in retirement
We're worried we won't be able to afford health care during retirement, but most workers still aren't saving enough, a study says.... Full Story
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July 20, 2016
Medical marijuana saving Medicare millions
A new study shows that the legalization of marijuana has done wonders for Medicare spending.... Full Story
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July 20, 2016
Who likes robo-advisors? Not these people
Data from two retirement providers indicates that the appetite for automated retirement advice is low.... Full Story
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July 20, 2016
UnitedHealth posts major profits despite ACA problems
Even though it lost money from ACA state exchanges, UnitedHealth still had a 28 percent rise in revenue.... Full Story
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