A lawsuit headed to trial in September alleges that MIT ignored the advice of its own consultants and allowed Fidelity to pack the university's retirement plan with high-fee investment funds.
Janelle Menzel is a high school math teacher in Brainerd, Minn. After contacting her loan servicer repeatedly, trying to find a way to appeal, a call center worker told her, "Look, you just need to give up."
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We're much better at saving money if we make it automatic, says behavioral economist Brigitte Madrian. "The money you never see is the money that you're much less likely to miss."