Employee Benefits

What Is Accident Insurance?

By on Nov 14, 2023 in custom content for benefit agencies, Employee Benefits |

Accidents happen. Whether you fall off a ladder, slip and break an arm, or get injured just living everyday life, an accident can happen. Anytime. Anywhere. What Is Accident Insurance? Accident insurance helps provide support when life’s most unexpected moments happen. It makes an accident less painful financially because it helps to pay the bills that your medical...

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Open Enrollment: What Is It and How Does It Work?

By on Sep 18, 2023 in custom content for benefit agencies, Employee Benefits, Employee Benefits |

For millions of Americans, the end of the year is open enrollment season – a yearly opportunity to take stock of your health care needs and select the health insurance plan that works best for you.  It is a window of time – typically in the fall – when you can sign up for health insurance, review, assess, and modify your existing benefits. There are more...

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Focus on Your Employees’ Financial Well-Being with Safety Nets

By on Jul 24, 2023 in Blog, custom content for benefit agencies, Employee Benefits |

In the wake of the Great Depression and WWII, employers started to add benefits packages.  Healthcare had fallen by the wayside for families working to access the basic necessities of life.  The idea was to support the employee’s personal needs while keeping and attracting the best talents in the workforce. This trend of offering benefits has continued into the 21st...

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Understanding Employee Assistance Programs

By on Jun 19, 2023 in custom content for benefit agencies, Employee Benefits |

As much as employers might prefer that employees’ personal affairs do not interfere with their work, the reality is that problems outside of the workplace can and do impact job performance.  Many of these issues go unaddressed due to fear of stigmatization, leading to further declines in employee health and productivity.  Anxiety and stress, financial troubles,...

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Understanding Health Savings Accounts

By on Jun 1, 2023 in Benefit Content, Blog, Employee Benefits |

Are you the type of person who loves to save money?  You’ll be happy to know that there’s a way to do so with your health care costs.  It starts with medical expense accounts which let you set aside money to pay for certain health products and services.  One type of medical expense account is a Health Savings Account (HSA). How Does An HSA Work? An HSA is a type of...

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Year-Round Benefits Education Tips

By on Mar 10, 2023 in Blog, custom content for benefit agencies, Employee Benefits |

Employee benefits and open enrollment may be something you only think about a few times a year, and for your employees, it might be even less often. However, with a thoughtful, year-round communications plan, your business can increase employee engagement and smart benefits utilization. Many employees don’t know what benefits are available or how to utilize them. ...

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