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Can I Buy Health Insurance on My Own?

You may be considering buying health insurance and could use some advice. The Affordable Care Act dramatically changed the rules, eradicating the insurance company's ability to deny insurance for preexisting conditions. Much of the Act is still in place, with some changes. Yes, you can buy health insurance on your own, but you may find the process surprisingly complicated and confusing. What plan is best...

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 facing larger challenges. The power has shifted from employer to the workforce, with hundreds of...

Staying Healthy While Working from Home

Working from home has become the "new normal," even as office buildings begin to open their doors again. Most workers have transitioned to daily Zoom calls, email, and texting to perform the duties of employment. Being forced to stay home over months of restrictions, and with gyms closed for many of those months, may have caused your normal exercise regimen and track to staying healthy...

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 employer matches begin. How do your employer’s 401(k) contributions measure up to other plans? The...

Staying Safe During Summer Exercise

Regular exercise is among one of the best ways to stay healthy throughout your lifetime. During the hot summer months, taking some precautions can help you stay safe and avoid heat-related health risks. Before you go outside to run, walk, or perform any physical activities in hot weather, follow these health tips: Dress Right. Wear clothing that is light in color and wicks away sweat....