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  • Try these 30 simple tricks to shave your health costs

    Try these 30 simple tricks to shave your health costs
    No matter how you get your insurance -- through your employer, from a state exchange, from an agent, or directly from an insurance company -- you're paying a bigger share of your health-care costs than in the past. Higher premiums are only part of the...
  • Is your 401(k) plan is ripping you off?

    For most Americans, the employer-sponsored 401(k) account is their canteen in the desert -- truly essential to their retirement. Eighty percent of full time workers have access to these plans, and 88 million actually participate in them. The defined...
  • LPL lands newly launched firm of former Merrill Lynch brokers

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - LPL Financial, the largest U.S. independent broker-dealer by revenue, said on Thursday it added to its network the Chicago-based independent adviser group IHT Wealth Management, which was recently launched by a group of brokers from...
  • Morgan Stanley wealth unit thrives, but compensation still a concern

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Morgan Stanley posted wealth management results for the second quarter just a hair's breadth short of a key profitability target it set for the end of 2015, but bank executives remained concerned about the high costs of recruiting...
  • Q&A With Voya Financial CEO Rodney Martin

     Q&A With Voya Financial CEO Rodney Martin
    — Voya Financial Chairman and CEO Rodney O. Martin Jr. came to the company in 2011 at a critical time, just as it was about to separate from its former Dutch parent, ING Groep N.V., and venture out on its own. The separation required a rebranding,...
  • Selling grandparents on the perks of 529 college savings plans

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Many grandparents want to help their grandchildren pay for college, but don't know the best ways to do that. Financial advisers who can show them how to make those contributions and reap financial advantages for themselves can shine....
  • Ask Kim: Should we open Roth 401(k) accounts?

    My wife and I are both 54-years-old, and we each earn a six-figure salary. We are currently maximizing our contributions to our employers' traditional 401(k) plans. Does it make sense for us to contribute to a Roth 401(k)? Yes. You are in an ideal...
  • UK apologises for scheme that let Irish bomb suspect go free

    LONDON/BELFAST (Reuters) - A British scheme to inform Irish nationalist militants they were no longer wanted by police was flawed, the government said on Thursday, apologising for a policy that allowed a suspected bomber to walk free earlier this year....
  • Fed comments on valuation fall flat with U.S. fund managers

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fed Chair Janet Yellen may have surprised the markets this week by noting that valuations in some parts of the U.S. stock market look stretched but mutual fund managers mostly greeted her comments with a shrug. Social media, small...
  • U.S. stock funds post $8.3 billion outflows in June: Morningstar

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors in U.S.-based mutual funds pulled $8.3 billion out of funds that specialize in U.S. stocks in June on concerns that U.S. shares had little upside at record levels, Morningstar data showed on Tuesday. The outflows were...
  • SEC's Piwowar casts doubt on how money fund rules will shape up

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top U.S. securities regulator raised doubts on Tuesday on whether his agency will adopt rules requiring prime money market funds to float the value of their shares, saying deliberations are ongoing and that he opposes a key...