Do You Need Professional Liability Insurance?

January 22, 2019
Unless you’re an attorney, doctor or accountant, it may not be obvious to you that you may need professional liability insurance. Forty percent of businesses believe they may have professional liability risks but have not purchased insurance for it, according to a recent survey of small... Find out more »

What to Expect From the ACA in 2019

January 14, 2019
The only thing certain about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is change. And with a new year comes new compliance deadlines and proposed new rules and regulations. The Trump Administration has signaled its intent to propose legislation to again alter the ACA. Here’s what you need to know about... Find out more »

What’s a “Reasonable Accommodation”?

January 9, 2019
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and amendments apply to employers with 15 or more employees. These employers cannot discriminate against individuals with disabilities in hiring, promoting, retaining and other aspects of employment. The ADA requires affected employers to provide a... Find out more »

How to Maximize 401(k) Limits and Savings Strategies

January 7, 2019
Your employees will be able to save more money in their 401(k) retirement accounts this year. The big question, though, is should they save the annual maximum? New Contribution Cap For employer match accounts, the Internal Revenue Service raised the annual contribution cap for 401(k) and... Find out more »

Alera Group Acquires The Avon-Dixon Insurance Agency

DEERFIELD, IL (January 7, 2019) — Alera Group, a leading national insurance firm, today announced that it has acquired The Avon-Dixon Insurance Agency, LLC, from Shore Bancshares, Inc., effective December 31, 2018. The Avon-Dixon Insurance Agency, headquartered in Easton, Maryland, is a... Find out more »