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July 7, 2015
Asset managers increase sales efforts to RIAs
When RIAs were surveyed to gauge their expectations of asset managers and their sales teams, researchers discovered some useful facts.... Full Story
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July 6, 2015
Auto enrollment in DC plans not a cure-all for older workers
Move over, auto-enrollment. Employee motivation counts when it comes to saving for retirement--and this research shows surprising insights about how much motivation can help.... Full Story
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July 6, 2015
Pension funding ratios improve as liabilities drop
Liabilities dropped, improving pension-funding ratios, in spite of new mortality tables.... Full Story
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July 6, 2015
FINRA cracks down on overcharges to 401(k) plans
A combined $30 million in restitution will be paid to retirement investors, ordered by FINRA.... Full Story
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July 6, 2015
New insurance advocacy group calls on DOL to withdraw rule
A non-profit working to extend the reach of fixed-income insurance products in workplace retirement plans called on the DOL to withdraw its proposed fiduciary standard.... Full Story
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July 6, 2015
Most plan participants want access to additional withdrawals
The ability for savers to draw additional funds if needed appears to be an important feature in retirement income plans.... Full Story
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July 6, 2015
SEC heightens retirement focus
The Securities and Exchange Commission has made good on its promise to prioritize retirement savings. ... Full Story
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July 6, 2015
Most employers taking King vs. Burwell ruling in stride
Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in the case of King vs. Burwell, the ball is back in the court of consumers and employers. ... Full Story
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July 6, 2015
Advisor loyalty to investment firms is declining
Independent advisors are more satisfied with investment firms than employee advisors--here's why. ... Full Story
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July 2, 2015
Fewer doctors give PPACA failing grade
Physicians might be complaining less about PPACA now, as clinics have staffed up to meet increased demands caused by Obamacare.... Full Story
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July 2, 2015
3 reasons why HSAs might explode
HSA investments could grow to $11.5 billion by 2017, researchers assert.... Full Story
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July 2, 2015
Leakage from 401(k) loans, defaults is greater than thought
ots of employees borrow from 401(k)s--but those who leave a job with a 401(k) loan outstanding are more likely to default on that loan. ... Full Story
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July 2, 2015
PPACA fight not over, many Americans believe
While a majority of Americans polled support the recent King vs. Burwell decision, few believe the fight over PPACA has been settled.... Full Story
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July 2, 2015
New PPACA enrollees healthier but use it for serious illnesses
PPACA enrollees used fewer prescription drugs but the ones they used tended to be high-cost medications, known as specialty drugs.... Full Story
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July 2, 2015
SEC: Ex-broker sold clients fake CDs with 12% interest
Malcolm Segal is alleged to have bought bank CDs — some nonexistent — for 50 clients and redeemed them to keep Ponzi scheme going. ... Full Story
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July 2, 2015
Clients clamoring for help on rollovers, annuities: Cerulli
Clients Clamoring for Help on Rollovers, Annuities: Cerulli In an era when DC plans like 401(k)s dominate, advisors need to help clients plan for retirement income, a report from Cerulli and IMCA says. ... Full Story
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