Fewer than 3,000 Texans successfully found private health insurance during the first month of the Affordable Care Act’s open enrollment period to purchase a health plan through an online federal marketplace, according to figures released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
The earliest that the Labor Department is likely to propose a rule that would raise investment advice standards for retirement plan advisers is April or May 2014, according to a policy expert.
Attorney General Greg Abbott hinted strongly Tuesday that Texas may impose additional training and background checks on “navigators” hired under federal grants to help people sign up for insurance through the Affordable Care Act.
NAIFA's representative governing body, the National Council, elected new officers and trustees and voted on several proposals during the final session of the 2013 NAIFA Career Conference and Annual Meeting, held in San Antonio September 28-October 1.
Set aside for a moment the fight in Washington, D.C., over stopgap spending legislation. In his budget blueprint for 2014, President Obama has proposed a number of tax and other reforms that would mean big changes in how retirement is financed.
The Obama administration released preliminary data showing that premium rates in the health insurance marketplace created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will be comparatively low for Texans.