Obamacare Didn’t Fail Because It’s Timid
Today’s history lesson: When it comes to policy, political math trumps both technocratic merit and courage every time.
A Checklist for DC Plan Sponsors in 2017: Mercer
Plan sponsors need to do more than just focus on retirement when designing and maintaining their DC plans, says Mercer.
5 Surprising Expenses Medicare Won’t Cover
If you thought Medicare would help you pay for dental work, hearing aids and home health care, you'd be wrong.
Small Business Gets Year-End Relief for Health Reimbursements
Your small business clients will be able to offer qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangements (QSEHRAs) beginning in 2017.
Wirehouses Reps Move to Baird, RBC: Recruiting Roundup
Meanwhile, two LPL-affiliated wealth firms with $2 billion in combined assets plan to merge.
7 Estate Planning Resolutions for Clients to Make Now
Given the uncertainty surrounding estate planning legislation, many clients may be reluctant to focus on their estate planning goals.
2017 Career Guide: How Do Your HR Benefits Stack Up?
If you want to attract and retain next-gen advisors, remember they expect more than just salaries and bonuses for their work.
Start Worrying About Long-Term Care
Will long-term care insurance ever be an attractive product for many Americans? If not, how will we pay for care when we get old?
Deutsche Asset Management Launches High Yield Bond ETF: Top Portfolio Products
In other product news, an ETF focused exclusively on wearable devices debuts.
Why Advisors Should Pay Attention to Social Security and Medicare Reform Plans
President-elect Donald Trump has pledged no changes to Social Security and Medicare, but his pick for HHS doesn't necessarily agree.