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2014-04-10 16:24:11

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. and WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement and health solutions business of Aon plc (NYSE: AON), today announced it is teaming up with HelloWallet, a financial guidance software company, to help U.S. employers make the most of their benefits and strengthen the financial wellness of their workforce. HelloWallet provides access to comprehensive, unbiased guidance to help workers manage their debt, spend wisely and make the...

2014-04-09 12:26:07

TORONTO, April 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Ottawa's unfunded liabilities for employee pension plans rose to $272 billion in 2013, far larger than reported, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute study. In "Ottawa's Hidden Deficit: The Widening Gap between Federal Government Pension Liabilities and Assets," authors William B.P. Robson and Alex Laurin find the value of federal employee pension promises is much larger than shown on the books, and still growing. "Using an economically...

2014-04-08 23:28:17

SelectQuote Benefit Solutions offers employers ways to proactively help retirees manage health care costs (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 SelectQuote Benefit Solutions, an expert in building and operating insurance exchanges, offers insight on three trends employers are embracing to aid retirees in planning for retirement. 1.    Adopting a private insurance exchange can help manage retirees’ health care costs. A survey conducted by the Private Exchange Evaluation...

2014-04-07 23:00:58

Fringe Benefit Group is now offering Minimum Essential Coverage (MEC) plans through its Framework platform, a variety of insurance plans designed specifically for hourly and part-time workers. Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Fringe Benefit Group today announced the availability of Minimum Essential Coverage (MEC) plans for its Framework platform, a variety of insurance plans designed specifically for hourly and part-time workers. “We have provided payroll cycle billing benefits for...

2014-04-02 12:25:49

TORONTO, April 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Federal public servants have pension guarantees in their defined-benefit pension plans that are mispriced, causing Ottawa to seriously underestimate the cost of the pension plans and the total compensation of its employees, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In "Evaluating Public-Sector Pensions: Are Federal Public Servants Overpaid?" respected pension expert Malcolm Hamilton says this advantageous situation for members...

2014-03-31 23:25:41

The new "Benefits Simplified by ABGNCS" app from Alliance Benefit Group promotes real-time communication and features a simplified mobile experience for users. Albert Lea, MN (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Alliance Benefit Group North Central States, Inc. announced today the launch of its new mobile app, “Benefits Simplified by ABGNCS.” The free app, now available for download on iTunes and Google Play, offers one centralized location for participants to access their retirement and...

2014-03-20 23:22:36

Eligibility is Based on How The Employer Sets Up The Plan Park City, UT (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on the employee eligibility for defined contribution health plans. According to Zane Benefits’ website, A common question from employers setting up a defined contribution health plan is about employee eligibility - what makes employees eligible for the plan? With a "pure" defined contribution...

2014-03-19 16:23:00

WASHINGTON, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the March 2014 Pensions & Investments Defined Contribution Conference, ICMA-RC received a first place Eddy Award for RealizeRetirement(SM), a financial education resource to help public sector employees set retirement goals at different career stages. In addition, ICMA-RC's Education Video Campaign, focusing on the importance of saving for retirement -- received a second place 2014 Pension & Investments Eddy Award in the Special...

2014-03-18 16:21:25

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Judy Diamond Associates, the 401k plan intelligence provider of leading financial advisors, brokers and fund companies, today released an analysis of national retirement preparedness by industry, revealing that 401k plans sponsored by the Utilities industry showed the greatest positive trends over the past five years. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140218/NE66839LOGO "By looking at historical trends in plan performance, we saw that there were...

2014-03-17 16:27:18

CHICAGO, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty-six sponsors of defined contribution plans and 19 service providers to those plans won 2014 Eddy Awards for providing best-in-class investment education to defined contribution plan participants. The awards are sponsored by Pensions & Investments, the international newspaper of money management. Winners of the 20th annual Eddy Awards were announced at P&I's East Coast defined contribution conference in Miami earlier this month....