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    GAO report calls for more disclosure of managed accounts in 401(k)s

    The Labor Department should require providers to share more on fees, performance and benchmarking, GAO says.

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    Can an adviser affiliated with an insurance company be fee only? Yes.

    State rules on insurance affiliation complicate fee-only status for some CFPs.

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    Treasury allows longevity annuities in retirement plans

    The Treasury Department announces a rule that will allow retirement plan participants access to deferred-income annuities, also known as longevity insurance.

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    The $20 billion MainStay Marketfield fund's chicken or egg problem

    Fund performance sagged as assets ballooned and performance sagged – but the manager says his bad bets were the culprit.

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    AIG promotes Peter Hancock to CEO, replacing Benmosche

    After paying off $182.3 billion bailout, insurer focused on property-casualty coverage, life insurance and retirement.

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    Hartford Financial Services Group names a new CEO

    Insurer Promotes CFO to replace previous CEO following a medical procedure related to a brain tumor.

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    Outlook for life insurance positive, depending on rates

    Analysts optimistic as long as insurers watch the credit quality of investments and rates rise gradually.

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    Japan's Dai-ichi Life to buy Protective Life for $5.7 billion

    Protective CEO and management team will remain in place; deal creates 13th-largest global insurer.

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    John Hancock B-D to terminate health and insurance benefits

    Registered representatives at Signator Investors Inc., John Hancock's broker-dealer, received some dismaying news on Tuesday: The firm will be terminating its health and insurance benefits and will freeze its retirement benefits plan at the end of the year. Effective Jan. 1, 2015, the firm will

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    Account opening is No. 1 tech concern: Survey

    Beacon finds 'client onboarding' has replaced social-media archiving as brokers' biggest technology challenge.

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    What new scrutiny of life insurance captives means for advisers

    Regulatory attention means advisers may want to rethink which companies they work with.

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    Resurgence ahead for life settlements industry?

    Underfunded universal life policies' loss may be a gain for secondary insurance market.

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    Advisers pick their poison with UL policies

    I read the article Low interest rates threaten universal-life policies (InvestmentNews, Nov. 18), and I am glad to see that the publication is making financial advisers aware of these issues.

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    Letters to the editor

    Insurers shouldn't have I was entertained by Mary Beth Franklin's blog “The rise of Social Security zombies” (InvestmentNews, Nov. 11) on the inaccuracy of the Death Master File. I have also been reading articles in other sources, including the one she referred to, “Why the dead got government