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Category: Group Benefits

When to Consider Buy/Sell Protection

Business partnerships are often built on trust and shared goals, but unforeseen events can disrupt the harmony. A buy/sell agreement is a strategic tool designed to address these uncertainties, providing a roadmap for buying or selling a business interest under specified circumstances. In this guide, we’ll define the concept and identify key triggers that activate buy/sell agreements. Understanding Buy/Sell Agreements A buy/sell agreement, also known...

What can I use HSA funds for?

Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) have become a popular tool for managing healthcare costs while enjoying tax advantages. Understanding the scope of qualified medical expenses that can be paid for with HSA funds is crucial for maximizing the benefits of this financial tool. Let’s delve into the specifics of what you can use HSA funds for. Qualified Medical Expenses HSAs are designed to cover a wide...

Take the Leap: Group Benefits that Elevate the Employee Experience

Once every four years, we get to experience the unique event of a leap year, which adds an extra day to our calendars, making February a 29-day month. As we approach this rare occurrence, it's worth drawing a parallel between it and the challenge of finding the right employees for your company. Just like a leap year, securing top talents doesn't happen every day, but...

Can I Take a Loan from my 401(k)?

Many people wonder whether they can take a loan from their 401(k) retirement account. While 401(k) loans are an option provided by some plans, there are rules and considerations to keep in mind before deciding to borrow from your retirement savings. Understanding the possibility of taking loans from a 401(k) account and the associated rules can help you with your decision. Eligibility and Loan Limits...

Invest in Success: Your Guide to Employee Stock Ownership Plans & Stock Options for Success

ESOPs (Employee Stock Ownership Plans) and Stock Ownership Plans enhance employee engagement by providing ownership stakes in the company. Employees become stakeholders, aligning their interests with the company's success. This fosters a sense of loyalty, motivation, and shared responsibility, ultimately driving individual and organizational success. ESOPs also serve as a powerful retention tool, as employees are more likely to stay with a company in which...