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Group Benefits

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How Big Should My Business Be To Offer Group Benefits?

If you want to source and retain top talent, an attractive employee group benefits package is a valuable asset. Even with a startup or a small company, it works to your advantage to offer as many group benefits as you can, as soon as you can. Start offering group benefits

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Traditional 401(k) Vs. Roth 401(k)

The Roth 401(k) was introduced in 2006 and is becoming increasingly more common. The bigger the company, the more likely it is that employees will have the option of contributing to a Roth 401(k). Although the traditional 401(k) and the Roth 401(k) share some similarities, there are also major differences

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What Happens If I Stop Adding To My 401(k)?

Contributions to a 401(k) can stop for a variety of reasons. You may have been laid off or fired or left your job voluntarily. You could also choose to stop your 401(k) contributions while still employed with the company, with no penalty for doing so. What happens to your 401(k)

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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 Benefits Should I Offer To Retain Top Talent?

As most HR professionals know, it is a job seeker’s market today. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports an unemployment rate of only 3.7 percent as of July 2019. Savvy employers know that to attract and retain top talent, they need to offer an enticing group benefits package,

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