- Fight Back. McGirt, Ellen; Ashford, Kate; Mannes, George; Regnier, Pat // Money;Mar2006, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p80
This article provides tips for fighting back against bureaucratic corporations. There are four basic weapons: know the rules and speak the language, keep your own paper trail, write letters to alert supervisors and investigators, and take your complaint to the highest possible power. The article...
- Principal to Cover Health Account Fees. Ackermann, Matt // American Banker;10/24/2007, Vol. 172 Issue 205, p10
The article reports that Principal Financial Group said it would pay certain fees on health savings accounts and health reimbursement arrangements sold with a high deductible health plan with an effective date of November 1, 2007 through January 31, 2008. Principal had $282.1 billion of assets...
- As FDIC Mulls End of TAG Program, It Notes Losses. Adler, Joe // American Banker;6/24/2009, Vol. 174 Issue 120, p1
The article discusses the the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC). The FDIC instituted a blanket guarantee for non-interest bearing deposits in October 2008 and as of June 2009 it has paid out $840 million in deposit covers but will only charge $700 in fees. The program is set to expire at...
- Bair: Without Fee, Fund May Go Dry. Adler, Joe // American Banker;3/5/2009, Vol. 174 Issue 43, p15
The article reports that without the 20-basis-point fee it is charging, U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) chairman Sheila Bair has told bankers that the Federal Deposit Insurance Fund could be in debt in the year 2009. The assessment would be charged on domestic deposits in the...
- Fees Analysis. // Investment Dealers' Digest;7/25/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 29, p25
This section presents statistical data related to the average fee percentages by security type in the U.S. insurance industry. Some of the types of securities listed here are: mortgage-backed security; asset-backed security; convertible security and taxable security.
- Much Ado About 25 Bucks. Barney, Lee // Money Management Executive;8/9/2010, Vol. 18 Issue 33, p3
The article reports on the warnings given to investors on the hidden 21b-1 and 401(k) fees at the Wall Street.
- Bank Adviser Fee Revenue Off. Stock, Howard // American Banker;10/21/2010, Vol. 175 Issue 162, p4
The article reports that figures from the Bank Insurance and Securities Association show that average revenues per transaction from bank adviser fees in the U.S. declined 7% in August, 2010 from the previous month.
- Agents urged to consider a fee base. Friedman, Sam // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;10/2/95, Vol. 99 Issue 40, p13
Reports on the need for independent insurance agents to conduct business on a fee basis rather than depending solely on commissions. Fee-based component to compensation; Anniversary of the Independent Insurance Agents of America; Quantifies the agency's value and `reinforces the loyalty of the...
- Fee-based services: A popular strategy. Pasher, Victoria Sonshine // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;02/02/98, Vol. 102 Issue 5, p23
Focuses on the study `Fee-Based Services: Using Fees To Increase Revenues and Retain Accounts,' published by the Academy of Producer Insurance Studies which deals with a business strategy for independent agents and brokers charging fees for services. Comments from W.L. Richard, president of the...