Raising Private Savings

What might be called the financial version of universal health care is currently the topic of intense discussions and negotiations on Capitol Hill.

How Debt Affects Retirement

“Remaking Retirement? Debt in an Aging Economy," was the theme of the 65th annual symposium of the Wharton School's Pension Research Council, held last week in Philadelphia. (Photo: Kitchen and retirement makeovers sometimes occur in tandem.)
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It’s No Joke: The Fed’s Comic Book is Wrong

The educational comic book from the New York Fed means well but perpetuates the myth that money was created in the private sector to facilitate barter and enabled commerce to flourish. History shows otherwise.
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Annuities that Pay Cash Back Rewards

Gainbridge, a insur-tech startup, aims to sell fixed deferred and period certain income annuities online. Its sister company, Relay, uses annuities to fund cash back rewards cards. Both firms are part of Group1001 (formerly Delaware Life Holdings).
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P&A Group Targets Fee-Based Plan Advisors

A unit of the Buffalo, NY-based firm has partnered with the CIF Marketplace to supplement their mutual fund and ETF product base with collective investment funds (CIFs).
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How Stable Are Your Stable Value Funds?

"In today's unpredictable market environment, even the 'safest' investments carry considerable risks," the global consulting firm said.