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Group Benefits

An In-Depth Look Into Employer 401(k) Contribution

An In-Depth Look Into Employer 401(k) Contribution

You are fortunate if you work for a company that offers a 401(k) plan as part of its benefits package. Most plans allow employees to start contributing tax-deferred dollars toward retirement with the first paycheck. Many employers provide matching contributions right away, although some require a year of service before

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Beginner’s Guide to Buy/Sell Protection

Beginner’s Guide to Buy/Sell Protection

It is important to plan for the future of a business, but life can be unpredictable. A buy/sell protection plan is designed to help keep your business secure if the unexpected should occur.  What Is a Buy/Sell Agreement? A buy/sell agreement is a contract between business partners, stipulating how a

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Beginner’s Guide to Group Long-Term Care Insurance

Beginner’s Guide to Group Long-Term Care Insurance

In their younger years, most people do not consider needing long-term care later in life. However, it is worth considering. Purchasing this insurance when you are young makes it much more affordable. Long term care insurance is purchased as an individual or through a group long-term care insurance plan offered

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Will My 401(k) Ever “Expire”?

The money accrued in your 401(k) is tied to your employer. The contributions come directly out of your paycheck, and your employer may match funds up to a specific limit. When you leave that job, you can no longer contribute to the 401(k), but the money you contributed still belongs

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Can I Have Health Insurance Through Work and on My Own

Can I Have Health Insurance Through Work and on My Own?

If you have group health insurance through your employer, it will not stop you from being able to purchase health insurance independently. The group health plan provided through your work may not meet the level of protection you want. You can also reject signing up for group health insurance and

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How to Roll Over Your 401(k)

If you leave your job for reasons other than retirement, you have four options on what to do with your 401(k). You can: Leave it with your former employer Consolidate it into your new employer’s 401(k) plan Cash it out Roll it over into an IRA or Roth IRA. Rolling

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What Benefits Should I Offer My Employees?

Employee benefits will cost your business. There is no avoiding that, but the pros outweigh the cons. Advantages of offering benefits include better recruitment and retention, greater wellness and productivity, tax advantages, and a more positive company culture. Developing a benefits package represents a leap in the growth of your

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