Adopting an Inside Out Approach to Cybersecurity

September 30, 2020
Cyber hygiene is a reference to the practices and steps that users of computers and other devices take to maintain system health and improve online security. These practices are often part of a routine to ensure the safety of identity, data and financial assets that could be stolen or corrupted.... Find out more »

Weekly Wellbeing Resources: Motivation, Coronasomnia and Remote Recognition

September 28, 2020
Each week, we release a curated list of fantastic wellbeing resources that hit the major facets of your holistic wellness. We hope that you enjoyed our weekly list! Tune back in next week for more great finds.  Interested in MORE wellbeing content? Join our 2020 Virtual Wellbeing Fair by... Find out more »

The Five Ws, and One H of Affordable Care Act (ACA) Affordability Safe Harbors

September 23, 2020
This is the seventh article in our Compliance 101 blog series where we use six questions to break down important compliance topics. Below you will learn more about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Affordability Safe Harbors. Read more below!  Download this... Find out more »

Why All Businesses Need an Insurance Broker

September 22, 2020
“Why do I need a broker?” This is a question that surprisingly gets asked more than you would expect.  In today’s society of consumerism, the internet, and “do it yourself” mentality, tied with the desire to save money, this is a valid question. I would ask in... Find out more »

Life Insurance is “Love Insurance”

September 21, 2020
“There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love,” John Lennon once said. “When we are afraid, we pull back from life. When we are in love, we open to all that life has to offer with passion, excitement and acceptance.” The late Beatle probably wasn’t thinking about insurance when... Find out more »

Wellbeing Resources: Cable Alternatives, Video Calls and Yale Parenting Classes

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend!  Below please find this week’s curated list of wellbeing resources.  Feel free to share these resources, as appropriate, with your team. Interested in MORE wellbeing content? Join our 2020 Virtual Wellbeing Fair by registering... Find out more »

What is an Employee Assistance Program?

September 18, 2020
Our hearts go out to all of those affected by the wildfires spreading across the west coast. Currently, the fires have spread across California, Oregon, Washington, and other western states. Alera Group has clients and offices throughout those states and sympathy is with all those... Find out more »

The Five Ws, and One H of Medicare Part D Creditable Coverage Notices

September 15, 2020
This is the sixth article in our Compliance 101 blog series where we use six questions to break down important compliance topics. Below you will learn more about Medicare Part D Creditable Coverage Notices. Read more below!  Download this article. Who is required to... Find out more »

When to Create a Home Inventory

September 14, 2020
Creating a home inventory may seem like a bother, but the day will come when you will be glad you did. If you ever need to file a claim your inventory will make it easy and efficient. Plus, it doesn’t have to be such a bother. Yes, you can write everything down on a list, keep your... Find out more »

Weekly Wellbeing Resources – 9/14/20

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend!  If you only read one of the articles posted below this week, I highly recommend Tara Haelle’s piece on ‘surge capacity’.  ‘Surge Capacity’ is defined as “a collection of adaptive systems — mental and... Find out more »