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Professionally Managed Accounts Boosting Retirement Fund Results

October 29, 2013
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In 2012, nearly 37 percent of plan sponsors offered professionally managed accounts in 401(k) plans compared with 26 percent in 2008.
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Leading the Way in Benefits Health, Financial & Voluntary (October 2013)

October 10, 2013
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Thoughts about retirement have changed drastically in recent years. No longer the endgame, people now view it as an opportunity for new beginnings. More American workers and retirees between ages 40 and 70 are looking forward to the next chapter of life and are thinking hard about how to finance it.
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Female Retirement Funds Floundering: Women Not Saving as Much as Men

September 27, 2013
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While the same percentage of men and women participate in company 401(k) plans, men saved an average of $100,000 compared with $59,300 for women.
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Introducing the New Workforce

September 15, 2013
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The September issue of Workforce is new in more ways than one.
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Employer Health Premium Costs Climb at a Slower Pace: Survey

August 23, 2013
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The Kaiser Family Foundation’s 2013 Employer Health Benefits Survey reveals employer-sponsored health insurance costs are rising at a slower pace than in the previous two years — a calm before the Affordable Care Act adoption.
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It’s Always the Time of the Season for Benefits Open Enrollment

August 8, 2013
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With shifting plans and new laws, communicating benefits options has become a year-round event.
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SUB-Pay Plans Could Ease Employer Severance Costs

August 8, 2013
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The plan is a tax-exempt trust account set up by employers to offset state unemployment insurance.
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Age Becoming an Issue With Health Care Benefits, Study Shows

July 3, 2013
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Employers review their coverage options as they note younger workers are opting out of health plans while the number of older employees climbs.
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DOMA Ruling Puts Gay Couples on Equal Benefits Footing

June 26, 2013
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Now that the Defense of Marriage Act is defunct, employers will be able to provide equal benefits packages for all employees.
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Employees Finding Their Financial Fitness Footing

June 25, 2013
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Recent survey results from Financial Finesse show employers are providing more financial tools, but also employees are asking for help in greater numbers, too.
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