Monthly Archives: March 2016

Anthem Sues Express Scripts Over Drug Pricing

via Wall Street Journal   Health insurer Anthem Inc. sued Express Scripts Holding Co. for about $15 billion in damages, alleging that the pharmacy-benefit manager violated their contract through excessive charges and failures in its operations. The lawsuit, filed on … Continue reading

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Retirement Plans Take Different Tack on Money Funds

via Wall Street Journal People saving for retirement in workplace 401(k) plans may soon see changes to the lowest-risk choices on their investment menus. The adjustments—which have occurred already at some plans but are under consideration at many more, consultants … Continue reading

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How to Retire in a Bear Market

via Wall Street Journal For the first time in about seven years, investors approaching retirement may be facing one of their biggest financial fears: retiring into a bear market. Before 2015, the stock market rose for six years in a … Continue reading

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$lammed by ObamaCare

via Wall Street Journal This year my family joined millions of others whose health-insurance premium has become their biggest annual expense. More than our mortgage. More than our property taxes. More than our state income tax. More than our annual … Continue reading

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What to Know About Disability Insurance

via Wall Street Journal I’m in my 50s and want to be sure my savings for retirement are protected up until retirement. People keep saying, “Get disability insurance.” But I can’t find any good, specific advice about the relative merits … Continue reading

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Can Robo Advisers Replace Human Financial Advisers?

via Wall Street Journal Do investors need people anymore? The past few years have seen the rise of robo advisers, a category that includes not only fully automated investment services and advice but also “hybrids” that pair computerized services with … Continue reading

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Why Decades-Old Life-Insurance Benefits May Still Go Unpaid

via Wall Street Journal Some life insurers are fighting back against state officials who insist it is the companies’ job to check for dead customers. The battle, led by small and midsize insurers, is reviving a touchy debate: When a policyholder dies, … Continue reading

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