DOL Fiduciary: Outsourcing Offers Small Firms a Lifeboat
The primary focus for smaller plan sponsors looking to comply with the DOL fiduciary rule will likely be on mitigating risks through outsourcing.
10 Useful HSA FAQs for 2017
HSAs are a complex area for consumers and employers to navigate; looking to 2017, here are 10 important FAQs.
Small Business Group Health Insurance: The Sequel
As the labor market improves, many small business owners want to adjust existing policies to remain competitive—especially in light of Obamacare. Here’s how to help those clients.
The No-Taxes Retirement Plan Distribution Strategy
There is a variety of circumstances under which a client can take tax-free (or reduced tax) distributions from a retirement plan.
Medicare Deferrers Can Reap Big Benefits
While not every client will be eligible for delaying enrollment in all parts of Medicare, the financial benefits of delaying enrollment can be substantial.
The Real Lesson of Valeant's Debacle
The health care sector's problems run deep.
Obamacare's Cadillac Tax Will Not Survive
The Obama administration is floating a plan to scale back the unpopular tax in high-cost areas.
Life Insurance Carriers Offer Premium Cuts for Individual Wellness Policies
Building on employer-sponsored wellness plans, these individual policies can also raise cash value of permanaent life policies.
Dodging Steep Penalties in Retiree-Only HRA Design
Worried about the Cadillac tax? ACA provisions have limited health reimbursement arrangements, but these vehicles may yet be important for employers.
High-Yield Default Rate on the Rise: Moody’s
Defaults are “on a disconcerting uptrend, which has kept investors on edge,” says Benjamin Garber, an economist with Moody’s Capital Markets Research.