Retirement planning blind spots show need for education
Understanding where employees have gaps in their retirement literacy can help employers craft better education programs.
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North American employers may take some – but not much – comfort in the knowledge that medical trend rates are a lot worse in other parts of the world. more »
Growth of high-deductible health plans continues to outpace other medical plan types – even in the face of lower employer contributions to health savings accounts. more »
Mid-sized and larger organizations are still struggling with at least three key ACA compliance requirements: exchange notice management, annual health care reporting and penalty management. more »
Advisers share why they entered the private exchange business and key players detail how to help employer clients chose the right exchange. more »
Few plan sponsors have bought into the idea of annually automatically re-enrolling participants in a qualified default investment alternative, such as a target-date fund, as a means of assuring that their assets are allocated in a manner experts would consider appropriate for retirement investing. more »
The advent of private and public health care exchanges has expanded employers’ horizons to consider subsidizing pre-Medicare eligible retiree health benefits through the individual market. more »
President Obama late Monday signed into law NARAB II, the highly-anticipated legislation re-establishing the National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers, creating a clearinghouse that would ease the ability of brokers to sell insurance in states across the U.S. more »
There’s little evidence that wearable fitness tracking device technology alone can change behavior and improve health for those that need it most, according to University of Pennsylvania researchers. more »
Brokers and employers applaud the recent push by Congress to revise the ACA 30-hour work week definition, but the change could mean an immediate workload increase for benefit advisers. more »
The House and Senate have passed a bipartisan bill that contains legislation making it easier for benefit advisers to sell insurance across state lines. more »
Large employers are increasingly putting an end to their most generous health-care coverage as a tax on "Cadillac" insurance plans looms closer under the Affordable Care Act. more »
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