Tag: Health care
Like most Americans who have health insurance (and most do), I’m reasonably happy with what I already have.
Ford Motor Co. will reinstate its 401(k) match in 2010, according to a company announcement.
Some 47% of polled Gen Y employees with an employer-sponsored retirement savings program said retirement savings has to take a back seat to funding everyday costs, such as mortgages and credit card debt.
Seventy percent of surveyed Americans believe products with guarantees are worth the cost, according to a study about life insurance by Prudential Financial, Inc., an insurance provider.
Large U.S. employers are continuing to shift significant health coverage costs to retirees or exiting sponsored retiree health benefit programs altogether, according to Towers Perrin’s 2010 Retiree Health Care Cost Survey.
Nearly half (49%) of 63 surveyed CFOs at financial services firms said their companies are reducing employee bonuses in the next six months, according to Grant Thornton LLP.
At the PLANADVISER National Conference, a panel of big names in the independent advisory space discussed why independence might be a good choice for retirement plan advisers.
A court ruled that Boeing Co. did not violate the Employee Retirement
Income Security Act (ERISA) or the Labor Management Relations Act
(LMRA) when it presented changes to retirees' health benefits in a 2006
collective bargaining agreement (CBA).
The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has reopened a case in which retirees of LG Philips Displays are seeking to be reinstated with health benefits that ended after their previous employer filed bankruptcy.
A new report suggests what employers can do to address health care and retirement concerns presented by an aging population.
Americans with a written financial plan from an adviser are more likely
to include health-care costs as part of their retirement planning,
according to a new survey.
MetLife has enhanced its Web-based Benefits Benchmarking Tool for employers and brokers to compare benefits to companies with a similar profile.
Though the economy still tops their list of concerns, the majority of surveyed small-business owners said they expect an economic turnaround this year or next.
Research from The Principal Financial Group found that American
business owners lack a long-term plan to exit or transition their