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Benefits

Principal 401(k) Planning

July 6, 2017

401(k) Planning to Keep Up with the Speed of Your Life

Can you believe we’re halfway through the fiscal year?! Neither can we. As we enjoy the longer days of summer, we’re taking the opportunity to take stock of our financial wellness. Saving and planning for retirement doesn’t need to be on your daily to-do list, but something worth investing time in to make sure you’re […]

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employee happiness

July 6, 2017

5 Things Employees Value More than Salary

What’s important to employees? As it turns out, salary has little to do with employee happiness. “Money isn’t the driver of job satisfaction,” says Shawna Clark, founder and executive coach at Clark Executive Coaching. Clark, who has over 20 years of experience working in human resources, says that employees value other things – things that […]

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HMO vs. PPO

June 27, 2017

HMO vs. PPO: What’s the Difference?

When it comes to selecting employee health benefits, there are a lot of choices and a lot of abbreviations. The biggest decision for medical coverage is often whether to pick a Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) or a Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) plan. So, what’s the difference? HMO vs. PPO: An Overview By far the biggest […]

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health care reform bill

June 23, 2017

Senate Reveals Health Care Reform Bill

The U.S. Senate has been considering the House of Representatives’ American Health Care Act (AHCA) since early May, with the goal of repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Some of the major questions the Senate has attempted to address with the latest health care reform effort include: Whether employers are required to offer health insurance […]

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Employee Benefits - Spin

June 15, 2017

Employee Benefits: Here’s What Top Talent Wants

Employee benefits have quickly become a crucial factor for people when deciding where to work. As recruiters take note, they’re heavily promoting forms of non-traditional compensation and noteworthy perks to attract top talent. But just how far does a company need to go in its efforts to win over potential candidates? Turns out, it’s not […]

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FSA vs HSA

June 11, 2017

FSA vs HSA: Which is Best For Your Employees?

The topic of employee benefits has gone from watercooler conversation to national news, and employees are more engaged with their benefits than ever. With Open Enrollment on the horizon, your employees are already thinking about making changes—specifically: how to maximize the money they spend on medical care. Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) and Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are two ways employers can help employees use tax-free dollars […]

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