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  • 6 tips for recruiting brokers

    A new report from Reagan Consulting pointed out a “troubling” trend in the broker industry: lack of recruiting enough agents and brokers to grow their business. Here are 6 ways to turn it around.

  • Nobody wants to be a broker

    Independent insurance brokers have been struggling to hire new employees, posting a 56 percent success rate in broker hiring over the last five years, according to a study from Reagan Consulting.

  • Brokers argue ‘pressing need’ for financial wellness programs

    Brokers say there's a greater need for help with financial wellness, health care costs and deductibles.

  • PBGC rates to rise in ’15

    Beginning next year, single-employer plans that pay a per-participant flat premium will see an increase to $57 per participant, up from $49 in 2014.

  • Ryder maps lump-sum route

    Ryder’s pension plans were underfunded by $300 million at the end of 2013, with $1.8 billion in assets and $2.1 billion in liabilities.

  • Lawmakers urge clearer rules for de-risking

    They say that speed with which more plans sponsors are proceeding with de-risking measures makes the need for regulatory guidance urgent.

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