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Financial advisers would have to adhere to more stringent standards when giving advice on 401(k) plans, IRAs and other retirement accounts under a rule proposed Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Memo to 401(k) savings plan service providers: You're ignoring the intent of Labor Department disclosure rules when you bury the expenses and fees for those plans in a mountain of paperwork, using language only legal experts can decipher.
Wondering what next year's cost-of-living adjustment for Social Security will be?
Jobless Claims in U.S. Fall While Companies Add Workers
Companies did more hiring than firing in October and older workers caught some of that action. A higher-than-expected 171,000 jobs were added to the economy last month as jobless levels for people 55 and older tapered off, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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