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Benefits of Providing Financial Planning Resources to Employees

The most basic group benefit plan will provide some form of health insurance to employees, with some percentage paid by the employer. Many employers have taken steps to offer a more appealing range of benefits to their employees, including life insurance, long term care insurance, a 401(k) with matching funds,

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How HRAs Offset Premiums & Deductibles For Group Plans

A health reimbursement arrangement (HRA) can offset premiums and deductibles in a group health insurance plan. These savings are realized when a high-deductible health plan (HDHP) is combined with a Deductible-Gap HRA. Employers can benefit by saving money and reducing overhead with a high deductible, while the effect on employees

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What All Can You Use An HSA For?

Health savings accounts (HSAs) have become extremely popular in the past decade. According to key findings of a Devenir Research study, HSA accounts exceeded 25 million in a recent year, holding $53.8 billion in assets. HSAs are popular with employees enrolled in Qualified High Deductible Health Plans (HDHPs) because they

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Am I Too Old To Start A 401(k)?

There is no maximum age for participation in a 401(k) plan. As long as you are still working, you are never too old to contribute. If your employer offers group benefits that include a 401(k), you have an excellent way to save for retirement. No matter your age, if you

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How to Effectively Communicate Your Group Benefits Plan

Employers offer group benefits to attract talent, retain employees, motivate workers, and increase productivity. Group benefits play an essential role in your employees’ overall compensation. Companies can invest a great deal of time and money in planning and executing a benefits strategy every year. These efforts can be wasted if

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How to Reward Employees for Overtime Work

Time is valuable, and most employees expect to be compensated for working overtime. Exempt from overtime pay, Salaried employees may want their employers to provide perks for their hard work and long hours. The following are some creative ways to reward your employees for overtime work without breaking the bank.

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How to Brighten Your Employee Benefits This Summer

Summer is on its way, and your employees are looking forward to sunny days, vacation time, and all that warm weather offers. In a competitive job market, your employee benefits are more important than ever – and so are those special perks. Happy employees are loyal employees. Offering fun summer

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4 Types of FSAs & How They Work

An FSA, or “Flexible Spending Account,” can be an excellent benefit to offer your employees, and to your business bottom line, as the contributions are pre-tax. Several types of FSAs are available: Medical Expense FSA These accounts pay for eligible medical costs, prescription drugs, copayments, deductibles, medical devices, and other

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Can Employers Reimburse Employees for Health Insurance?

Since 2020 with the enactment of the “21st Century Cures Act,” employers of any size could reimburse their employees for the costs of individual health insurance plans. The Affordable Care Act required employees with 50 or more employees who worked at least 30 hours per week, to offer health insurance.

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