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GroceryStoreWorking78779598The implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in January was met with speculation and predictions on consumer responses. Although the ACA is being introduced in stages, starting first with the individual mandate, a few trends have emerged. View full article »

MotherDaughterDiverse78185519The Affordable Care Act (ACA) launches in January 2014. Do you know whether it will affect your dental and vision benefits?

Health care reform and the ACA will change the face of medical coverage for many Americans.


But here’s the good news: You do not need to make any changes to your dental and/or vision plan, and you can keep your current benefits at least until your 2014 renewal. View full article »

CoupleInHammockWhen it comes to retirement, how much money will you need to enjoy your golden years?

Many Americans have the “out-of-sight, out-of-mind” attitude toward retirement, believing they have plenty of time to save for it.

According to the Employee Benefit Research Institute, more than half of working Americans couples have less than $25,000 in total savings and investments, not including their home or defined benefit retirement plans. Many Americans believe they should save more, and they are concerned about outliving their savings.

The United States Department of Labor offers these additional statistics: View full article »

200245424-001Many businesses are classified as “employers of choice” because they take good care of their customers and employees. They researched health care plans and provided choices that fit employees’ needs. In that scenario, employees needed only to review plan summaries and check boxes on their insurance enrollment forms. View full article »

Baker Business OwnerWill your dental and vision benefits be affected by the Affordable Care Act (ACA)?

On Oct. 1, 2013, Americans currently without insurance and employers of fewer than 50 employees that choose to provide benefits will have an opportunity to start reviewing insurance plan selections before the individual mandate goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2014. Before making decisions on medical insurance, it’s important to understand how dental and vision benefits fit within the ACA. View full article »

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