Cancer drugs are a major advance in medicine — they are life-saving, expensive and, according to a recent study, wasted. This year alone, a projected $3 billion will be wasted on leftover cancer drugs that are simply being thrown away, a new study by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center concluded. American patients are paying the… Read More
The problem of student loan debt was in the news and a subject of conversation among his company’s own employees, says Scott Francis, CEO of BP-3. BP-3 is a software and services company based in Austin, Texas, focusing on business process improvement for Fortune 500-sized organizations. It is a small, but growing company, with 90… Read More
Participants may need even more education surrounding target-date funds and account choices to avoid misusing the investment, says a new Financial Engines study. A combination of investor overconfidence and a desire for greater diversification seem to be driving widespread misuse of target-date funds (TDFs). Although the vehicle is designed as a diversified, age-appropriate investment product… Read More
With the Right Approach, You Can Attract Non-believers Corporate wellness is too easy to hate, and too in-your-face to ignore. It’s the Justin Bieber of business jargon, the Jaden Smith of semantics, a teenage buzzword that’s more of an eye roller than a heartthrob – especially to your most skeptical employees, men and the elderly. The term… Read More
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