New Rules Certain to Impact Your Financial Planning and Life Insurance Strategy

New Rules Certain to Impact Your Financial Planning and Life Insurance Strategy

Should you buy life insurance to bolster or provide for your retirement savings? Recent news from the Department of Labor about a fiduciary rule scheduled to take effect on June 9 will impact your financial planning, so the simple answer is likely “yes.” Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta says that, while the Trump administration used an executive order to delay the rule, it’s now back on the table and could be implemented. Acosta wrote an op-ed…

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Heartland Institute Editors and Policy Advisors Weigh In On Obamacare Repeal

Heartland Institute Editors and Policy Advisors Weigh In On Obamacare Repeal

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Monday announced the Senate leadership is giving up on its latest attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) simultaneously because the leadership’s proposed bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act, lacks the votes to succeed. McConnell said he will instead seek a vote on a repeal of Obamacare with a two-year delay “to provide for a stable transition period to a patient-centered health care system that…

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Worried About Changes to the ACA?

Worried About Changes to the ACA?

Worried About Changes to the ACA? So Are the Top State Insurance Commissioners The first rollout of the Trump administration’s bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act won’t pass muster, at least according to the GOP commissioner in charge of state health regulation. “It ultimately will not be, in my opinion, the proposal that eventually passes – if something passes,” said Maryland Insurance Commissioner Al Redmer Jr. to a  conference hosted by America’s Health Insurance…

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President Trump and Speaker Ryan Hit The Health Care Wall

President Trump and Speaker Ryan Hit The Health Care Wall

Ways The GOP Health Bill Would Reverse Course From The ACA As the rubber meets the road for the new Trump administration on their promise to wipe out “Obamacare,” it seems the president is finding it a long and winding road. It also seems unlikely that the latest GOP plan will make everyone happy. Current regulations and their take on preexisting conditions are anathema to most Republicans and conservatives, and many are disappointed with other…

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