Entries by Becky Stidham

2019 Limits to Know

Many benefit plan limits have changed for the new calendar year. Here are those changes: 2019 Limits to Know Infographic: 401K Limits: Pre-Tax Contributions: $19,000 (up $500 from 2018) Catch-Up Contributions: $6,000 (no change from 2018) IRA Limits: Contributions: $6,000 (up $500 from 2018) Catch-Up Contributions: $1,000 (no change from 2018 Health Savings Account (HSA) […]

CHANGE YOUR DIET TO LOWER YOUR CHOLESTEROL

If three months of changing your diet does not lower your LDL cholesterol levels, consult your physician. He or she may put you on medication or refer you to a dietician for more assistance.  Diet plays a big part in why some people suffer from high cholesterol. Modifying your diet even a little can lower […]

HSA 101

HSA/HDHPs take a different approach to health coverage than other plans with lower deductibles. Having an HSA provides you with many benefits, including flexibility and easy saving, helping you plan and pay for medical expenses. Click here for the Interactive HSA Guide to include: HSA Eligibility HSA Contributions Using your HSA HSA Saving and Recording […]

Which Federal Employment Laws Apply to My Company?

 Provided by Clark & Associates of Nevada, Inc. This is a good question and can be complicated! There are a number of different federal employment laws that have their own rules for covered employers. Employers should be aware of the federal employment laws that may apply to their company. An employer’s size, or number of […]

Addressing Opioids in the Workplace

There are over 42,000 opioid-related deaths in the United States each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)—a figure that has been rising steadily since the turn of the century. The opioid death rate is now more than five times greater than it was in 1999. In addition to the skyrocketing […]

Business Travel Accident Insurance

Travel Insurance for Businesses   Travel insurance offers a broad range of benefits and services, such as worldwide emergency hotline services, medical evacuation, reimbursement for unexpected cancellation or delay, and more. Companies with employees who travel for business may want to consider supplemental coverage from a travel insurance policy. Why Buy? Travel insurance is designed […]

Fight Cancer with Food

A healthy lifestyle supports disease prevention, and adding the following body-strengthening foods into your diet can really go the extra mile. Beans contain phytochemicals, which have been shown to prevent or slow genetic cell damage. Their high fiber content has been connected with a lower risk of digestive cancers. Berries contain ellagic acid (most common […]