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 4256 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 4271 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 4421 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 4455 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

When workers need a raise but you can't afford it

When workers need a raise but you can't afford it - http://www.usatoday.com Avatar Posted by ginalee under Employee Benefits
From http://www.usatoday.com 4487 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 19, 2008 11:36 pm
Many small business owners are finding themselves in painful conversations with employees these days, chats that start with "Boss, I'm really strapped for cash — I need a raise." But many companies are also hurting and an owner may need find a way to help a staffer without involving money. Human resources professionals say that by being crea Read More

Providing Health Benefits on a Budget

Providing Health Benefits on a Budget - http://online.wsj.com Avatar Posted by jnelson under Employee Benefits
From http://online.wsj.com 4504 days ago
Made Hot by: cartermi on July 1, 2008 10:36 pm
Spiraling health-care costs have forced many small employers to reduce the benefits they offer -- or, in some cases, eliminate coverage altogether. And there's no end in sight. Health-care costs for U.S. employers are expected to rise almost 10% in 2008, according to a recent survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers of more than 500 employers and heal Read More
The cost of health care is on the rise and fewer micro-businesses owners are offering coverage to their employees. A survey of nearly 4,000 micro-businesses found that 18.6% of the respondents said their health care plans are covering full-time employees this year. That number is down from 46.2% in 2005. A micro-business has 10 or fewer em Read More

Small Businesses Face Monumental Choice on Health Care

Small Businesses Face Monumental Choice on Health Care - http://www.allbusiness.com Avatar Posted by luckycharmer under Employee Benefits
From http://www.allbusiness.com 4545 days ago
Made Hot by: on May 22, 2008 8:55 pm
Who should get health insurance, how should they get it, and who pays? Those three questions are at the forefront of the current controversy over health care and will provide the framework for the great debate that will begin once the presidential primaries end and the general election begins. Small business owners, of course, have a huge stak Read More

Bundle Your Insurance for Greater Savings

Bundle Your Insurance for Greater Savings - http://www.allbusiness.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Employee Benefits
From http://www.allbusiness.com 4579 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 19, 2008 4:08 am
Ya got me on this one - who knew I could bundle my worker's comp with my medical benefits and potentially save on both? In one company I'm working with, we just changed insurance providers for our group health benefits as our old provider wanted to increase premiums 20%. Once that was done, our new broker made us aware that Blue Cross coul Read More
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