Most small business owners may not even be aware of “purging,” but far too many may have been hit by the practice. Purging is where an insurance company jacks up rates, usually but not always after an employee becomes seriously ill, with the sole purpose of forcing the company to drop coverage. In essence, the business is “purged” from the ins Read More

Small Business Health Insurance Tips for the Self-Employed

Small Business Health Insurance Tips for the Self-Employed - http://www.smbtrendwire.com Avatar Posted by sannwood under Employee Benefits
From http://www.smbtrendwire.com 3823 days ago
Made Hot by: tiroberts on August 12, 2009 2:47 pm
An in-depth discussion on the timely topic of health care. If you're self-employed or own a small business and are "in the market" for health insurance - here's some great advice for you. Read More
As passage of a health care reform bill seems more likely in the House and Senate, there is one small business interest group that is bucking the trend of criticism saying health care reform will lower costs for small business. When clicking on the link below please allow time for the full PDF form to download and scroll down to the beginning of t Read More

Workplace Trends: The End of Cubicle Dwelling?

Workplace Trends: The End of Cubicle Dwelling? - http://webworkerdaily.com Avatar Posted by kimmendrez under Employee Benefits
From http://webworkerdaily.com 3879 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 15, 2009 6:11 pm
Many of us have left the world of cubicles behind as our jobs increasingly move into the online realm, where physical presence becomes just an occasional part of our work lives rather than a daily grind of commuting in traffic and cubicle dwelling for 40 hours a week. I see more and more people joining the remote web worker ranks every day, and I' Read More

7 Ways to Be Happier at Work

7 Ways to Be Happier at Work - http://blogs.harvardbusiness.org Avatar Posted by mariajoe under Employee Benefits
From http://blogs.harvardbusiness.org 3890 days ago
Made Hot by: GPorter on June 4, 2009 5:11 pm
A recent report listed the happiest nations in the world. Guess what? The US didn't even make it into the top ten. So much for the American dream. Why are we so unhappy? Let's start by looking at the origin of the word. Happy is derived from the Icelandic word happ, meaning luck or chance. Is happiness then, by its very definition, elusive due Read More

Obama wants "automatic" IRAs for all workers

Obama wants "automatic" IRAs for all workers - http://www.investmentnews.com Avatar Posted by TimJustus under Employee Benefits
From http://www.investmentnews.com 3979 days ago
Made Hot by: on March 9, 2009 5:07 pm
President Obama is seeking to establish automatic retirement accounts for all workers under his fiscal-2010 budget proposal submitted to Congress yesterday. Under the plan, all employers that didn't offer retirement plans would be forced to enroll employees in direct-deposit individual retirement accounts unless workers chose not to participate Read More

Get Ready for the Real Debate on Health Care

Get Ready for the Real Debate on Health Care - http://www.allbusiness.com Avatar Posted by TimJustus under Employee Benefits
From http://www.allbusiness.com 3994 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 23, 2009 5:24 pm
In survey after survey, small business owners have said that health care is their chief concern, exceeding even taxes and the credit crisis. During the presidential campaign, health care was also a key issue, and Obama vowed to make more affordable and more widely available health care a key priority of his administration. So the stage was set Read More

Eight Fringe Benefits to Offer Your Employees

Eight Fringe Benefits to Offer Your Employees - http://www.nfib.com Avatar Posted by luckycharmer under Employee Benefits
From http://www.nfib.com 4145 days ago
Made Hot by: on September 24, 2008 8:31 pm
Some fringe benefits--such as paid parking, retirement accounts or paid vacation--are considered standard in today's work environment. And there are others, like the availability of the company jet, that seem like they only belong in the movies. When you want to offer extra incentives or benefits to your employees, consider the following: Read More
NFIB began promoting "The Faces of the Healthcare Crisis: Small Business in America," a collection of stories that profiles small business owners on the frontlines of the healthcare crisis, to Congress before recess. NFIB is taking these stories to Congress and the next Administration to ensure the needs of this important constituency are fully Read More

What Small Business Owners Need to Know About 401(k)'s

What Small Business Owners Need to Know About 401(k)'s - http://www.usnews.com Avatar Posted by TimJustus under Employee Benefits
From http://www.usnews.com 4178 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 21, 2008 5:02 am
Only about 16 percent of businesses with fewer than 50 employees in the United States have 401(k) plans. Small-business owners are so focused on developing their businesses that some do not realize that those assets can grow at a much faster rate for their retirement under the right plan. An October survey by ING DIRECT's ShareBuilder401k, fo Read More
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