The 4 Pillars of a Successful Company Culture employers originals

Your company culture is the heart of your business. It reaches every corner of your company and if you don’t take care of it, you will see your business weaken.

Company culture is a selling point. It helps you recruit new talent and retain the employees you have. Yet many companies...

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Your 401(k) Plan: Why Aren Employees Contributing and What You Can Do About It employers originals

Your 401(k) plan is one of the strongest parts of your company’s benefits package. Offering employees a reliable way to save for retirement not only helps attract top-tier talent, but it bolsters retention and employee engagement levels. These are major benefits that you won’t be...

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How Switching to a Self Funded Healthcare Plan Can Result in Major Cost Savings for Your Small or Medium Business employers originals

It’s no secret that health care is expensive. Yet providing a comprehensive benefits package to your employees is essential to retention, engagement, and the overall health of your company. 

So how do you make sure your employees are getting the coverage they need without breaking...

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How to Create an Effective Employee Benefits Package for Your Small to Medium-Sized Business employers originals

Managing employee benefits is the most important task your H.R. team will undertake. Selecting what benefits to offer is a decision that will impact every corner of your business because it is how you maintain your workforce. Building an effective employee benefits package will not only attract...

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These Hidden 401(k) Fees Can Cost Workers Years of Hard Earned Retirement Savings employers originals

Do you know how much your 401(k) offering costs? It can sometimes be hard to tell, with fees coming out of earnings before employees even see them. 

According to the Center for American Progress, studies frequently find no correlation between higher fees and better portfolio performance....

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50 Perfect Mother's Day Gifts That Are All Under $50 lifestyle wellness

Editor's note: Many families will likely be spending Mother's Day apart this year due to the impact of coronavirus. Nothing takes the place of time spent together, but if you're looking to send a gift to Mom instead of a visit, we hope this list will help you find exactly what you're looking...

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Can Your Relationship Survive the Togetherness of a Pandemic? Here Are 11 Things Couples' Therapists Recommend lifestyle wellness

Have you recently noticed how loud your partner chews? That her placement of items in the fridge is illogical? That his consumption of toilet paper/soap/the good snacks is remarkably high? That parenting is not one of his or her core strengths? If so, you might be married during a pandemic.

As...

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401(k) Smart Moves And Mistakes In The COVID-19 Economy personal finance

In late March, when stocks had dropped 30% from their February peaks, financial advisor Peter Mallouk got a frantic call from a nervous client, a food services manager 18 months away from retirement. “He said, ‘Look, my 401(k) is my retirement. I want it in cash.’”...

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These Free Tax Filing Options Can Keep Money in Your Pocket During These Rocky Times personal finance

While this year’s tax deadlines have been delayed for 90 days, returns will still need filling out eventually. Fortunately, at a time when cash flow is so iffy, several programs can help you calculate or file your taxes for free.

Free tax help and filing programs fall into two groups:...

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Earth Day 2020: The Late Stephen Hawking’s Final Message To The World Is More Relevant Than Ever lifestyle wellness

“When we see the Earth from space we see ourselves as a whole; we see the unity and not the divisions. It is such a simple image, with a compelling message:

“One planet, one human race”.

In a press release issued this morning, the European Space Agency (ESA) has...

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Expert Advice On Five Life Lessons To Teach Kids While Self-Isolating From The Coronavirus lifestyle wellness

Many countries have now closed schools as part of efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus, leaving many parents to juggle their own job and the role of a teacher. 

Keeping children focused and motivated to continue studying, while also providing them with enough productive...

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Need A Culture Fix While Self-Isolating? You Can Tour These Museums From Your Couch lifestyle wellness

As a growing number of countries go into lockdown due to the coronavirus — and museums and galleries around the world are closed — there are some you can visit from the comfort of your couch. 

Even in countries that are not yet in lockdown, such as the U.K., businesses have...

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Coronavirus: Don’t Fall For These 5 Money Scams personal finance

Criminals never take a furlough. With much of the country experiencing financial insecurity from the toll COVID-19 has taken on the economy, it’s fertile ground for fraudsters. They’re texting, emailing, or calling you and some of their scams are sophisticated enough that it can be...

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6 Essential Money Moves To Make In Uncertain Times personal finance

In times of uncertainty, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. And with the outbreak of COVID-19, constantly changing behavior expectations to attempt to contain the virus (when will schools and offices re-open?), and intense market volatility, it’s no surprise that many of us are feeling...

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How Hard Things Change Us lifestyle wellness

Today, we all face uncertain times. For many of us, the coming weeks and months will be the hardest of our lives. In the last couple of weeks, I have focused on responding to adversity with generosity and avoiding a victim mentality, but today, the topic is simply embracing hard things.

Over...

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Coronavirus Survival Tips for Businesses with 100 to 1,000 Employees employers originals

In times of economic uncertainty, small businesses bear a lot of the burden. As communities continue to stay quarantined with only essential businesses open, a huge financial strain is compounding many of the nation’s smaller businesses. 

These events are largely outside of your...

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Financial Survival Tips For Middle America During the COVID-19 Pandemic originals

We’re amid a market-stalling pandemic, and while the long-term effects remain uncertain, we can see firsthand the short-term issues and anxiety caused by COVID-19.

Between coronavirus-related layoffs and market instability, a lot of Americans have seen their income drop drastically....

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Protect Your Family's Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic lifestyle wellness

This is an unprecedented time for all of us. Take these steps to help yourself and your kids cope.

Over the last couple of weeks, I have heard from many parents concerned about the impact the coronavirus epidemic is having on their emotional health and their children's mental well-being. Kids...

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