Archive for November, 2017

Trump’s Contraception Plan Is Unconstitutional, Blue States Say

Trump’s Contraception Plan Is Unconstitutional, Blue States Say

Attorneys general from 19 states object to a proposed exemption for employers with objections to birth control. Source: Think Advisor     

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Trump Backs Bipartisan ACA Market Bill, Boosting Tax Plan

Trump Backs Bipartisan ACA Market Bill, Boosting Tax Plan

The president said he supports a proposal that includes cost-sharing reduction subsidy funding. Source: Think Advisor     

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When the IRS Wants Your Life Insurance Policy

When the IRS Wants Your Life Insurance Policy

The government can establish a lien against a policy. It can also foreclose. Source: Think Advisor     

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Republicans’ Haste Warps Their Tax Legislation

Republicans’ Haste Warps Their Tax Legislation

The author wonders whether the lawmakers really know what’s been swept under that rug. Source: Think Advisor     

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State Insurance Regulators Could Set Their Own Best Interest Standard

State Insurance Regulators Could Set Their Own Best Interest Standard

An annuities working group is preparing to discuss a best interest proposal. Source: Think Advisor     

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2 Top LPL Reps in NorCal Form $875M Group

2 Top LPL Reps in NorCal Form $875M Group

John Hillis and Mike Allard merge their teams in the San Francisco Bay Area. Source: Think Advisor     

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LIMRA Reports Drop in Q3 Annuity Sales

LIMRA Reports Drop in Q3 Annuity Sales

The year-over-year decrease was bigger in the latest quarter than in the second quarter. Source: Think Advisor     

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U.S. Leads in Workers Living ‘Paycheck to Paycheck’

U.S. Leads in Workers Living ‘Paycheck to Paycheck’

In Hong Kong, full-time workers with solid jobs are about twice as likely to have a financial cushion. Source: Think Advisor     

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HealthCare.gov Posts 7.6% Growth for Weeks 3 and 4

HealthCare.gov Posts 7.6% Growth for Weeks 3 and 4

The total number of people on track to have coverage is up 26%, year over year. Source: Think Advisor     

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6,800 Insurance Jobs Lost in October

6,800 Insurance Jobs Lost in October

Leading Insurance Career Site, InsuranceJobs.com Shares Insurance Employment Trends from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Economic Situation Report  The insurance industry lost 6,800 jobs in October according to preliminary numbers released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Economic Situation report released on Friday, November 3, 207. “October’s job losses in insurance follows September’s […]

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