New Year, new tax season, new ACA provisions

More than 100 million people in the U.S. make New Year’s resolutions every year – and every year, more than 88 million of them fail to follow through. However, one thing we don’t forget so easily is tax season, and with new … Read More


Is social media making you a crime target?

Social media has forever changed the art of staying in touch. You can tweet pictures from your vacation in Hawaii, share your weekend plans with family on Facebook or upload a selfie on Instagram at the big rock concert. But your … Read More


Landlord risk management: 5 tips to avoid rental property lawsuits

Now that the smoke has cleared from the New Year’s Eve fireworks, business owners are back at work kicking off another year. And for rental property owners, that means managing a host of risks that can seem like juggling a … Read More


How to manage the risk of pregnancy discrimination claims

Expecting a child is one of life’s greatest experiences. However, it sometimes turns into a terrible experience when working expectant mothers and their employers aren’t on the same page. This scenario happens more frequently than you might imagine – in fact, … Read More


Health insurance open enrollment update

The second annual open enrollment period for health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is officially underway. Although the deadline has just passed to get coverage that takes effect on January 1, 2015, it’s not too late to … Read More


Life insurance: The ultimate stocking stuffer?

The holiday season always seems to bring out the best in people. It’s a time of year when many of us feel a special connection to family, friends and loved ones, and a tug at our hearts to be more … Read More


Black Friday, cyber Monday and cyber liability

E-commerce is a cornerstone of annual revenue for many retailers, especially during the holidays. And, we’re not just talking about Black Friday and Cyber Monday. In fact, The National Retail Federation (NRF) estimated that last weekend’s sales were actually down … Read More


Early return to work: A pivotal piece in the workers’ compensation puzzle

Most business owners know that preventing workplace accidents is the best defense against out of control workers’ compensation costs. But despite safety measures, accidents still happen. So the next best thing is having an effective process to get your injured … Read More


The tax man cometh – and in 2018, he’s coming for your Cadillac health plan

 Beginning in 2018, the “Cadillac Tax” under the Affordable Care Act kicks in, and if you’re still offering these high-cost plans when that time comes, it’s going to cost you. How much? There’ll be a 40 percent excise tax on … Read More


Long-term care awareness: The other reason to celebrate November

 What do people celebrate during the month of November? You’re thinking turkeys, aren’t you? Of course, there’s a lot to be said for Thanksgiving. The food is superb, and it’s a beautiful time of year. It’s also a holiday about … Read More