It's a proverbial good news/bad news story. On the downside, costs for medical insurance plans across the board continue to rise; the good news is they're rising at a slower rate – as they have been since 2010. That's according to a recent study from Buck Consultants, a Xerox company.
With more employers offering Roth 401(k) retirement plans in addition to traditional, pre-tax 401(k)s, an increasing number of employees have a choice but to switch their traditional plan to a Roth. So reports The Wall Street Journal.
Once-dependable outplacement services are being replaced by companies laying off employees with reduced – and in some cases, no – service at all. That's according to a recent Wall Street Journalarticle.
It used to seem so cut-and-dried. Blue-collar workers were eligible for overtime pay; white-collar employees weren't. Union members? Slam dunk. There were people who were "exempt" from earning overtime, and "non-exempt" folks who were eligible. So reports CNN Money.