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3 New Reasons for Hope About Health Benefits Costs

3 New Reasons for Hope About Health Benefits Costs

The American Benefits Council says two measures already approved, and a third in the pipeline, could make a big difference. Source: Think Advisor     

February 13, 2018 | By More
Next Crisis in Finance May Be Public Pensions, PGIM’s Hunt Says

Next Crisis in Finance May Be Public Pensions, PGIM’s Hunt Says

The head of a Prudential unit talks about a risk Prudential has been warning about since, approximately, the dawn of time. Source: Think Advisor     

February 13, 2018 | By More
Historic Flu Season Drives Sales Across the Health Care Industry

Historic Flu Season Drives Sales Across the Health Care Industry

If deaths correlate with hospital admissions, mortality might be up about 5%. Source: Think Advisor     

February 13, 2018 | By More
A U.S. Family Leave Plan That Pays for Itself

A U.S. Family Leave Plan That Pays for Itself

A conservative author contends that funding the program through Social Security could work. Source: Think Advisor     

February 13, 2018 | By More
7 Facts About Trump’s 2019 Budget Proposal, for Agents

7 Facts About Trump’s 2019 Budget Proposal, for Agents

You might be surprised by some of the items that are still in the budget. Source: Think Advisor     

February 13, 2018 | By More
A Medicare Benefits Update Could Cut Medigap Sales: GAO

A Medicare Benefits Update Could Cut Medigap Sales: GAO

GAO analysts say a cap on enrollees’ out-of-pocket spending might reduce use of supplemental coverage. Source: Think Advisor     

February 10, 2018 | By More
Prudential Adjusts Life Sales Mix

Prudential Adjusts Life Sales Mix

The company is now favoring sales of variable life and “other universal life” products. Source: Think Advisor     

February 10, 2018 | By More
Congress Gives Seniors a New 1040SR Tax Form

Congress Gives Seniors a New 1040SR Tax Form

People who get annuity or retirement plan distributions may have an easier time doing their taxes. Source: Think Advisor     

February 10, 2018 | By More
GE Shortfall Just Part of Insurance Industry’s $100 Billion Gap

GE Shortfall Just Part of Insurance Industry’s $100 Billion Gap

One firm says the gap could amount to $300 billion. Source: Think Advisor     

February 10, 2018 | By More
Social Security Shouldn’t Fund Parental Leave

Social Security Shouldn’t Fund Parental Leave

When the money isn’t there, the author says, it’s not there. Source: Think Advisor     

February 10, 2018 | By More