Monthly Archives: March 2012

Oral Arguments on Health Reform Case Reveal Justices’ Divergent Views

This morning the Court hears arguments regarding whether, if the mandate is unconstitutional, all or a portion of the balance of the law must also be thrown out. This afternoon the Court takes up questions relating to Medicaid-related issues under the health reform law. Continue reading

Posted in Health & Welfare, Health Reform, News & Updates

Best Articles on Health Care Supreme Court Case

The Supreme Court is set to weigh in on the Constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act – commonly referred to as Obamacare – starting next week. Here are 4 great articles discussing the issue. Continue reading

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Preparing your Family Business for Sale

If you sell your business today you want to make sure you have enough to live comfortably in retirement. MassMutual Advisor Michael Moran shares 5 keys to a successful sale. Continue reading

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Long-Term Care: What Now?

Long-Term Care: What Now?  By KELLY GREENE (from Wall Street Journal) Shopping for long-term-care insurance? You should expect higher costs and a tougher approval process as a growing number of household-name insurers quit selling the policies. Prudential Financial PRU +0.63% … Continue reading

Posted in Executive Benefits, Life Insurance, News & Updates, Retirement, Retirement Plans

Tips for Preparing for 408(b)(2)

The requirement for the 404a-5 disclosure of fees from plan fiduciaries to plan participants will shift the burden onto the service provider. Continue reading

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Top Headlines as “Obamacare” heads to Supreme Court

These three headlines show the issues some have with the Act, the counterarguments supporting the Act, and how Roberts will likely handle the case based on his history and personal sentiments. Continue reading

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Weekly Top 401k News

Fix your 401k, increase your contribution and test the 4%-a-year rule to determine the viability of your retirement plan. Continue reading

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