Fiat Chrysler Chairman Sees More Consolidation in Auto Industry

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV Chairman John Elkann sees the need for more combinations in the auto industry and expects consolidation to continue. Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-04-13/fiat-chrysler-chairman-sees-more-consolidation-in-auto-industry

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Healthcare Industry To Have Worst Email Security Practices

An email from your healthcare provider is 4 times more likely to be fraudulent than one from a social media site.

read more: Why is healthcare so far behind?

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How the New Government Spending Bill Will Affect Retirees

Beware the Cromnibus! Could it possibly devour your pension?

read more: Is Your Pension at Risk?

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How the High Cost of Medical Care Is Affecting Americans

A healthy, insured couple “slowly going under” because their premiums, co-pays and deductibles are now twice as high as their mortgage and food costs.

read more: Here is a snapshot of the American experience with the cost of medical care.

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RHCA: Timing for Funding from Merrill Lynch to Your Spending Account

What is the timing involved in receiving reimbursement from the RHCA for qualified expenses?

My experience has always been that when a claim is made to Your Spending Account for RHCA reimbusement, the claim is Denied (lack of funds)

Then YSA submits a request to Merrill Lynch for funds to pay the claim.  Then YSA receives funds and initiate payment.

However I not seen any information on the time line for this sequence of actions.  Please provide.

Also, since YSA never has a funds from a client’s RHCA, why is …

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Keep your retirement accounts safe from cyberattacks

You may think your retirement assets are protected from cyberattack or identity thieves, but what about all the information you give your financial adviser?

read more: How well do they protect you and your money?

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Retirement: Some struggle with leaving their jobs

Many people give so much of themselves to their jobs that they don’t have the time or energy to develop other interests.

read more: “Work is the primary source of identity for many of us…”

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After Surgery, Surprise $117,000 Medical Bill From Doctor He Didn’t Know

Before his three-hour neck surgery for herniated disks in December, Peter Drier, 37, signed a pile of consent forms.

He was blindsided, though, by a bill of about $117,000 from an “assistant surgeon”.

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This Road Work Made Possible by Underfunding Pensions

Letting companies underfund pensions so they pay more taxes is a dumb idea, but it’s not a new one:

The Federal Highway Trust Fund is expected to run out of money in August. 

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Why more companies want pensions off their books

Verizon has done it. General Motors has done it. And so have Ford and, recently, ketchup kingpin Heinz.

These brand-name companies have all moved part of their pension obligations off their books and into annuities run by insurance companies.

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