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Millennials and Benefits

Millennials and Benefits

Millennials & Benefits Now that the millennials are a larger population than the baby boomers, they have positioned themselves to re-shape the workforce and economy in a way that most employers are not ready for. The discussion of millennials and their expectations in the workplace is a growing topic and should be a focus for employers if you wish to attract and retain this generation. Though many executives may have negative...

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Marriage ruling streamlines benefits administration

Marriage ruling streamlines benefits administration

By Nick Otto, Employee Benefit News   Friday’s landmark ruling on gay marriage could pose both challenges and benefits to employers, as the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision irons out the patchwork system of laws across the country, but brings up new questions on current domestic partnership policies. In a 5-4 ruling, the court determined that states must issue marriage certificates to same-sex couples, as well as recognize same-sex...

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5 Ways To Live Just A Little Better

5 Ways To Live Just A Little Better

It is not ususal for us to spend time on these sort of subjects but our team thought it was worth our readerships while.  Plus, you can forget about the crazy world of insurance & employee benefits for a bit.   1. Eat More Fruits and Vegetables   No you don’t have to be a rocket scientist to figure this one out!  Fruits and vegetables are high in vitamins, minerals and fiber – and they’re low in calories.  Eating a...

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Happy July 4th!

Happy July 4th!

From our team to your families we want to wish you a great Independence Day holiday.  Our offices will be closed on Friday, July 4th but will be reopening regularly on the following Monday.  Please be safe and enjoy time with family and friends!...

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What is Metabolic Syndrome?

What is Metabolic Syndrome?

From time to time we think it is important to take a break from the insurance focus and review something different.  Today I wanted to focus on something that is growing the like wildfire in the United States.  It is called Meabolic Syndrome.  Metabolic syndrome is the name for a group of risk factors that raise your risk for heart disease and other health problems, such as diabetes and stroke.  There are five conditions that are metabolic...

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February is American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. The month of February is dedicated to raising awareness about heart disease and increasing knowledge about prevention. Educate yourself on the dangers of heart disease and get on track to better heart health here! 1. Make sure your diet is low fat, salt and trans- fat free, (hydrogenated oils). For all that is good in the world… Read food labels! 2. Exercise at list 30...

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