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What Is the Difference Between ICHRA and QSEHRA?

The first step in understanding the difference is to spell out what these abbreviations stand for. “ICHRA” stands for “Individual Coverage Health Reimbursement Arrangement.” “QSEHRA” stands for “Qualified Small Employer Health Reimbursement Arrangement.”  What Is an Individual Coverage Health Reimbursement Arrangement? An ICHRA is a new type of health reimbursement

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How (and Why) To Start a Fantasy Football League at Your Company

Fantasy football kicks off on September 9. This popular activity can actually be good for your employees’ mental health. It promotes camaraderie and healthy competition and develops critical thinking, decision-making, and leadership skills. It has also been found to increase productivity and co-worker engagement. If you would like to start

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5 Employee Benefits That Promote a Strong Work-Life Balance

All employers want to have a team of loyal, dedicated workers, but what does it take? Today’s generation of workers is seeking a more positive work-life balance. As an employer, you can foster higher employee loyalty by offering certain benefits to your current and prospective employees.  Your employees are often

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5 Employee Retention Strategies for 2021

2020 and 2021 have brought a new set of challenges to employers – and their workers. Unless your business delivered essential services, it is likely that most of your employees worked from home. While many businesses have “weathered the storm” and will return to doing business as usual, others are

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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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