RECOGNIZING THE WEAR AND TEAR OF WORKPLACE STRESS, COMPANIES ARE GETTING CREATIVE ABOUT HOW TO COMBAT IT.
It’s no surprise that job-related stress has serious consequences—both on an individual … Read More
Nearly 3 in 5 American adults take a prescription drug, up markedly since 2000 because of much higher use of almost every type of medication, including antidepressants and treatments for high choleste… Read More
Those third quarter statements were likely a disappointment for many — but October went a long way toward healing the damage for average 401(k) balances.
While the average balance of older workers, n… Read More
Sheena Calliham is all too aware of statistics showing that millennials have less job security and more student debt than their parents.
“Student loan debt is a primary financial stressor and co… Read More
Previous proposed rules address wellness incentive issues under the Americans with Disabilities Act and not under the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity C… Read More
Since the enactment of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), larger employers have wondered about an auto-enrollment provision that the ACA added to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Under that provision,… Read More
Think you know why people retire, what they hope to do in retirement, and how current retirees feel about their retirement decision? A new survey calls into question some of that “common wisdom.”
The… Read More
Employers are taking a more active role in helping prepare their employees for retirement, boosting their 401(k) employer matches and default contribution savings rates for employees.
“With mor… Read More
There was no increase in inflation in the third quarter, so under current law, there will be no increase in Social Security payments.
Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) be… Read More
Chronic disease is a modern plague: Nearly half of adults have either diabetes or pre-diabetes, one in three suffers from high blood pressure and more than two-thirds are overweight or obese. These co… Read More
In the almost 35 years I’ve been in Human Resources leadership positions – including stints with two Fortune 100 companies- I’ve never had the pleasure to work with a group of men and women like the ones at Advantage Benefits Group who so consistently meet and exceed our expectations in providing timely and effective guidance in the administration of our benefit plans. I heartily recommend them to any other organizations seeking to establish a more effective relationship with their benefits agents.
We have relied on Advantage Benefits Group for support of our employees healthcare plans for quite some time. They have been extremely helpful in providing expert plan design guidance and assisting in all aspects of the vendor selection and negotiation processes. They continue to support us on an ongoing basis by providing periodic analyses of our plan performance and keeping us informed on the latest benefit trends.