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November 5th, 2015
myRA Ready for Use Nationwide
Years in the making, the U.S. Department of Treasury has announced the national launch of the myRA program. Employees can set up payroll deductions to fund their “my Retirement Account.” Read more >
Cerulli Forecasts $7.8T Robo Market
Beyond the institutional investing space, the rapidly expanding retail advice channels are also fueling strong growth for robo-advice providers. Read more >
Using ACA as Bridge to Retirement Health Coverage
There are some deep-seated and opposing opinions about what the ACA is doing to the American health care system, but Prudential says those who have left full-time jobs and are under age 65 might have the most to gain. Read more >
Retirement Investors Need to Understand Role of Risk
A strong majority of Americans told Ameriprise they generally “avoid risk entirely or weigh risk very carefully” when engaging in financial decisions, according to the Financial Risks & Investor Attitudes study by Ameriprise Financial. New research from the firm talks risk budgeting and optimization.  Read more >
Half of Households Likely to Face a Retirement Shortfall
Proposed Hardship Withdrawal Amended Regulations Issued by IRS
Wells Fargo’s Annual Retirement Study Portrays an Industry in Transition
Average Age Americans Plan to Retire Is 62
Lack of Emergency Savings Intersects Retirement Concerns
2015 Retirement Plan Adviser Survey
The 2015 Retirement Plan Adviser Survey, our eighth, endeavors to gain insight from the adviser community about how providers and funds are selected, and which are the favorites each year. Read more >
Genworth Unveils Long-Term Care Adviser Resource
Long-term care insurance provider Genworth has launched a new online resource to help financial professionals educate and guide clients in this challenging area. Read more >
DIVERSIONS: Smartphones Muscle Out Other Devices
In some demographics, smartphone ownership is nearing saturation, with most Millennials depending on one for a range of uses.   Read more >

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