Benefit Spotlight

3, 2, 1 – New Year’s Wrap-Up

2022 has nearly come to an end, but don’t forget to review your benefits to ensure you’re making the most of them. Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) If you have a…

Tobacco Surcharges Burn

It’s that time of year for benefits enrollment, and many people have gotten materials outlining the next year’s benefits. Some of you may notice a line item in your medical…

Resolving Insurance Issues

It’s never fun to get bills in the mail. It can be additionally frustrating when they’re medical bills for a procedure you thought was covered. Health benefits can be confusing…

Aging Out: Finding Insurance At 26

With the passage of the ACA, health plans and insurers that offer dependent child coverage are legally required to let children under the age of 26 stay on their parents’…

Student Loans

There is no doubt that the subject of student loan debt has become incredibly contentious over the last few years. The U.S. Department of Education has once more extended a…

FMLA: Ensuring You Can Take Time Away

If you’ve been in the workforce for a while, it’s likely you have a set number of sick and vacation days. The average American worker has 7-8 paid sick days,…

Traveling Health

Everyone likes to think of vacation as a break from everything – work, regular life, responsibilities – but sometimes things happen, and you or a family member get sick. So,…

HSAs: Health Nest Eggs

Retirement life is the stuff dreams are made of. So many of us have been socking away money each month in 401(k)s, 403(b)s, or any flavor of IRA for years.…

Helping Hands for Parents

Having adequate childcare has been a struggle for many in the workforce even before the COVID-19 pandemic, with the greater toll often falling on women. Employers have taken note, and…

Easy Medical Answers

Sometimes we need a little bit of quick, basic medical advice to guide us rather than hopping into the car and driving to the doctor. A nurseline is one such…

Is An HMO Right For You?

Picking an insurance plan from year to year can feel like sorting through a full alphabet soup of acronyms. After a while, it can be hard to tell the difference…

PTO Health Perks

When we were kids, we looked forward to that golden stretch of summer vacation – three months off from our regular routines, school, and homework. It helped revitalize us. As…