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How to Make the Best Choices During Open Enrollment

Open enrollment is upon us. In the past, when you started a new position, you could choose your benefits and simply re-up each year. Nowadays, companies keep a close eye on how to maximize their spending, so they make changes to their benefits from time to time. This means it’s vital to review your current...

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Employee Benefits Package Example

Compensation is the sum total of the monetary payment and benefits you’ll receive for your time and work. Compensation may include an hourly rate or annual salary, benefits, and possible incentives. Companies have several options when offering benefits. Many typical benefit packages include payment for work, health care, some type of retirement savings and other...

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Open Enrollment Tips for the Self-Employed

If you’re responsible for navigating the healthcare labyrinth yourself, it could be easy to just give up and hope you don’t get sick.  In fact, research shows that almost 28% of people who identify as self-employed lack health insurance.  But going without health insurance could actually cost you much more than a headache if you...

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Employee Benefit Terms to Know

The first day of your new position is here. You’re a little nervous, but excited to get started. Everything is new. New desk, new people, and new schedules to figure out. At some point, HR will hand you a stack of paperwork to fill out. While the benefits part of the job is exciting, the...

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Open Enrollment Tips for Small Businesses

As a small business owner, you’re probably your own Human Resources Department.  That means it’s up to you to decide the kind of health insurance you offer your employees, how much you’ll contribute toward their premiums or whether you offer health insurance at all.