Six tips on helping your 401(k) participants cope with volatile markets
August 27, 2015 11:09 AM
Volatility has returned to U.S. stock markets with a vengeance. The Dow Jones Industrial Average has fluctuated by a thousand or more points on recent trading days. During these times your 401(k) plan participants can become very nervous. Plan sponsors and their investment advisors should help participants remain calm during these periods of intense market fluctuations by sharing the following:

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The two Milwaukees
August 21, 2015 10:08 AM
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way…” – Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

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Walker halfway there on health reform
August 19, 2015 10:17 AM
Gov. Scott Walker's just released plan that aims to put him out front of other GOP presidential candidates on the repeal of Obamacare includes some salient points, but fails to address the major issue of rising costs.

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Fetal tissue bill can be amended to satisfy science and ethics
August 13, 2015 12:13 PM
Attempts to reconcile science with ethics and religious faith didn't begin with the latest debate over research use of fetal tissue – nor will they end there.

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PGA reaches out to women at on-course professional development day
August 12, 2015 01:01 PM
As golf's top male players practiced for this week's 2015 PGA Championship and the ensuing crowds of fans followed them around the course at Whistling Straits Tuesday, a group of about 70 women gathered for a day of professional development in one of the many chalets that have been erected on the course.

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Rep. Ryan: Bring home U.S. dollars to build roads
August 10, 2015 11:20 AM
As Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and his fellow budgeteers in Congress try to rustle up funds for road construction, they could be looking at a windfall in taxes on $2 trillion parked overseas by U.S. corporations.

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For opponents of Waukesha, politics trumps environmental protection
August 6, 2015 12:05 PM
For years, opponents of Waukesha's application to use and recycle Great Lakes water have issued a series of misleading press releases and opinion pieces. They are usually intended to leave the impression that the project would somehow threaten the Great Lakes.

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