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Target Date Fund Evolution Now Awaiting Tech Revolution | ThinkAdvisor

Last updated: 02/20/2019

Morningstar’s head of retirement research recently outlined why individuals and advisors should avoid “mixing in” additional investments alongside target date fund (TDF)...

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Why Retirees Should at Least Consider a Financial Adviser

Last updated: 02/20/2019

Two reasons why retirees might benefit from working with an adviser: taxes and spouses. My question is about financial advisers. Specifically: Do I need one? I know that such...

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Emerging issues affecting financial advice

Last updated: 02/19/2019

Management guru Peter Drucker once described predicting the future as driving down a country road at night with no lights on while looking out the rear window. Admittedly, no...

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6 Trends Seen in America’s Retirement Plans - The 401(k) Specialist

Last updated: 02/19/2019

6 Trends Seen in America’s Retirement Plans 401k account balances growing, still fall short Ascensus released its annual survey. Posted By: John Sullivan June 20, 2017 Employer...

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Healthcare Data Has Become Easier to Share, But We Still Have Work to Do

Last updated: 02/18/2019

The world has gone digital, and so has important medical data that can improve every aspect of our country’s healthcare system. But too much of this vital information has been...

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Proposed rules from HHS open door to healthcare API economy

Last updated: 02/18/2019

With the federal government’s call for adoption of standardized application programming interfaces, the industry could be poised to move towards a healthcare API economy. An...

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Why the Commonwealth-MassMutual Tie-Up Is a 'Big Deal' | ThinkAdvisor

Last updated: 02/18/2019

Broker-dealer and RIA Commonwealth Financial Network has a new client — but it’s not a financial advisor or team. The firm’s tech entity, Advisor360°, just inked a licensing...

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AAFP Applauds GME Senate Bill Aimed at Rural Shortages

Last updated: 02/18/2019

With last spring's stalled Rural Physician Workforce Production Act of 2018 (www.congress.gov) barely having receded into memory, a 2019 version has been introduced in the early...

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Family Fun Pack ❖ People’s Policy Project

Last updated: 02/18/2019

icon-white-cash Introduction Relative to its European peers, the United States spends virtually nothing on benefits for families with children.1 This dearth of family benefits...

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2019 State Health Policy Priorities - America's Essential Hospitals

Last updated: 02/18/2019

When it comes to state policy, a couple of keywords come to mind in describing the year ahead: flexibility and experimentation. These key terms might sound familiar, as they...

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