Millennials and Gen Z’s new to the working world now face tuition expenses that increase at rates much faster than normal inflation has in the past 15 years. The average student loan debt is over $39,400 with
Recently UnitedHealthcare of North Carolina received notice that several hospitals affiliated with Duke LifePoint were up for contract renewal and may lose their in-network status. This can be an alarming [...]
These days, everywhere we turn, we are inundated with opportunities to automate our lives. The employee benefits arena is no different.
Employees have access to enrollment tools that can provide an overview of [...]
During this time of the year, many employers are renewing their benefits plans and undergoing open enrollment, which allows employees to make changes to their benefit elections. There are several moving pieces handled [...]
Small businesses have always struggled to offer as robust of a benefits package as large companies for a variety of reasons including cost, complex administration, and compliance concerns. In today’s tight job market, [...]
Retirement plans such as a 401(k) or 403(b) have an investment component, making them complex to maintain and administer. Employers offering a retirement plan as part of their employee benefit program engage various partners [...]
Health insurance is expensive … but, not having it can be catastrophic, both financially and physically.
Group health insurance premium costs have steadily risen year to year for both employers and employees. However, [...]
As we head into the popular open enrollment season for so many benefit plans, it is important for employers to have a strong understanding of when employee election changes are allowed under [...]
There has been a recent push for employers to consider offering paid bereavement leave. While most employers do acknowledge the need for time off to mourn the loss of a family member, currently, there are no federal laws [...]