Afraid to Trade: Even with the market seeming to recover from the recession, it is important to step back and look at it in different contexts. When looking at the monthly index charts, one can see that stocks have not yet broken recovery highs before May 2011.
Mint: The Department of Labor passed new regulations requiring annual charge updates from 401(k) providers to their customers. Though it is unlikely that people will read the updates, it is a good step towards transparency in financial planning.
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