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Feds postpone 2018 health plan filing deadlines

Feds postpone 2018 health plan filing deadlines

Trump’s CMS is trying to give insurers more time to cope with whatever comes next. Source: Yahoo! News     

February 22, 2017 | By More
Carrier pays $1 million to settle health data security claims

Carrier pays $1 million to settle health data security claims

Officials say two laptops stolen from the insurer’s office were protected only by passwords. Source: Yahoo! News     

February 22, 2017 | By More
The drug lobby is getting touchy about drug prices

The drug lobby is getting touchy about drug prices

PhRMA declined to defend a sky-high list price for a new muscular dystrophy drug. Source: Yahoo! News     

February 22, 2017 | By More
Fixed annuity sales hit record $117.4 billion in 2016

Fixed annuity sales hit record $117.4 billion in 2016

After strong results in the first three quarters, fixed annuity sales fell 13 percent to $25.7 billion in the fourth quarter. Source: Yahoo! News     

February 22, 2017 | By More
Is long-term care insurance poised for a resurgence?

Is long-term care insurance poised for a resurgence?

After a market contraction due to a low interest rate environment, long-term care insurance is poised for a comeback. This is part one of an interview with LTC expert Bill Dyess. Source: Yahoo! News     

February 22, 2017 | By More
Automated client management prevents lost sales

Automated client management prevents lost sales

When agents manage life insurance clients through traditional means such as spreadsheets and client files, they may let 15 percent or more of their book lapse each year. Source: Yahoo! News     

February 22, 2017 | By More
Two-thirds of Americans aren’t putting money in their 401(k)

Two-thirds of Americans aren’t putting money in their 401(k)

Millions of people aren’t saving enough for retirement. Many just can’t spare the cash. But a new analysis shows there are other reasons, too. Source: Yahoo! News     

February 22, 2017 | By More
Moving the retirement outcome needle: 3 studies shed light

Moving the retirement outcome needle: 3 studies shed light

Workers need a lifetime income option in their employer-sponsored retirement plan. But more than 4 in 10 are unsure whether they have one. Source: Yahoo! News     

February 22, 2017 | By More
7 things Trump’s new DOL pick knows about benefits

7 things Trump’s new DOL pick knows about benefits

R. Alexander Acosta started South Florida’s federal health care fraud strike force. Source: Yahoo! News     

February 21, 2017 | By More
Women are household CFOs, but barriers remain at work

Women are household CFOs, but barriers remain at work

Women are often left out when money talk starts with a financial professional — even when mom heads up the family finances. Millennials aren’t having it. Source: Yahoo! News     

February 21, 2017 | By More