The Mid-Summer Review

The Mid-Summer Review

The Mid-Summer Review The first seven months of 2015 are now on the books. It will go down as another, slightly positive start to the year, at least for the S&P 500 Index. That said, the positive return for the equity market has not come in a nice straight line this year. As a matter of …
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Auto Enrollment for 401k participants is good – paired with Auto Escalation it’s even better.

Auto Enrollment for 401k participants is good – paired with Auto Escalation it’s even better.

Auto Enrollment for 401k participants is good – paired with Auto Escalation it’s even better. Over the past few years, we have seen a marked increase in the adoption of “auto” features in 401k plans such as auto-enrollment and auto-escalation. The concept is simple: 401k plan participation has historically been an opt-in benefit, however, we …
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It’s not about action or inaction, it’s about why

It’s not about action or inaction, it’s about why

It’s not about action or inaction, it’s about why. If you looked on Forbes.com this morning, you might have noticed something interesting; or rather, you may have found it interesting that something wasn’t there. You may have seen the top article about exciting success with a drug that slows cancer, or an article listing passengers’ …
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Noise keeps you up at night, active risk management helps you sleep better.

Noise keeps you up at night, active risk management helps you sleep better.

Weekly Wire – Noise keeps you up at night, active risk management helps you sleep better. We’ve all been kept up on occasion by the neighbor throwing a party a little too late or the sirens on an emergency vehicle passing by, or even the dog digging in the trash you just put out.  It’s …
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