Unlimited Vacation – Good Idea? or Too Many Headaches?

April 25, 2019
Who wouldn’t want unlimited vacation time? Here are a few advantages, as well as pitfalls. Who wouldn’t want unlimited vacation? Employees like it because they gain more time to relax and can come back to the office refreshed and ready to work. Employers, like you, can benefit,... Find out more »

How Employer-Sponsored Dental Insurance Supports Employees’ Overall Health

April 12, 2019
Employer-sponsored dental insurance can play an integral part in your employees’ health. Regular dental exams detect issues before they become big problems. Dentists gain insight into patients’ overall health by looking at the health of the mouth, teeth and gums. In addition, dental... Find out more »

Auto Insurance Policy Changes You Should Know About

April 5, 2019
Including updates on flying cars, key fobs and pet injury coverage. The language of the standard auto insurance policy used by most insurance companies was changed slightly last year. Here are some of the highlights of the changes that went into effect starting September 1, 2018.  Of the... Find out more »

Millennials – Changing the Health Care Landscape

March 27, 2019
Studies show that millennials are not interested in having a primary care doctor. They are looking to the Internet, urgent care and employers to help with their health care needs. Millennials are the 83 million Americans born from 1981 to 1996 and who are now 23 to 38. The U.S. Census Bureau... Find out more »

How to Determine Whether Your Voluntary Plans Fall Under Safe Harbor

March 12, 2019
Don’t assume you’re in compliance with the Voluntary Plans Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) safe harbor rules just because you don’t contribute to the cost of your employees’ voluntary benefits. ComplianceBug, LLC, a provider of online risk assessment and... Find out more »

Medical Trends That Will Affect Your Pocketbook

March 1, 2019
You don’t need a crystal ball to know that health care costs will continue to climb. According to PwC’s Health Research Institute, growth fluctuated between five and a half and seven percent the past five years and is expected to increase six percent this year. The good news is that... Find out more »

Does Sick Pay do What it’s Supposed to do? The Case For and Against

February 25, 2019
Studies show sick pay can reduce the spread of disease in the workplace, but also increase absenteeism. Sick leave allows employees to take a set amount of paid time off when they’re ill. It’s a coveted employee benefit, but some observers wonder if it encourages absenteeism, while... Find out more »

How to Prepare for Retirement – Beyond Saving Money

It’s never too soon — or too late — to plan for retirement and to take positive steps for saving money More than three out of five 65-year-olds are expected to reach age 80, according to the Social Security Administration — an increase of almost 50 percent from 50 years ago. While... Find out more »

Trending: New “Instant” Payroll App

Even employees who save money can run into a bit of financial trouble. A new payroll option might make their lives easier. ADP, Daily Pay, Kronos, Even and other online payroll administrators now give employers the option of offering their hourly employees access to their paychecks for work... Find out more »

Why Generics are Good for Your Pocketbook (and Health Insurance Premiums)

February 22, 2019
When available, generic drug substitutes generally save about 30 percent. Generic medications have been hailed as a great way to save money on prescriptions and control escalating health insurance premiums. Generics usually cost substantially less than name-brand drugs, but be aware that... Find out more »