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What Finance Needs to Know About Employee Benefits

Employee benefits
Posted on November 19th, 2014 by Mike Ignatz

In the Fall 2014 edition of Canadian Treasurer Magazine, The Benefits Trust’s Robert Crowder (President) and Karen Taylor Smith (Senior Manager, Group Benefits) were interviewed, along with six of the other top benefits consultants in Canada, to comment on the topic of finance and employee benefits. The article, entitled “Employee (…) [Read Full Article]

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Get a Comprehensive Health Assessment through Your Benefits Plan

Benefits Plan for Your Organization
Posted on April 29th, 2014 by Karen Taylor Smith

A recent article from Benefits Canada discusses the importance of a regular comprehensive health assessment (CHA). A CHA involves 12-15 diagnostic tests necessary to assess the state of your health for the next year. CHAs can be crucial for spotting health problems early. The author points out research showing that (…) [Read Full Article]

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Ways to Share Benefits Plan Costs, Part 3: Annual Deductibles

Posted on March 21st, 2013 by Mike Ignatz

The third installment of our sharing benefits costs series is dedicated to annual deductibles. Previously in part one and two, we covered the advantages of payroll deduction and co-insurance, respectively. An annual deductible is a set amount that the employee is responsible to pay from their first claim of the (…) [Read Full Article]

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The Many Ways to Share Benefits Plan Costs, Part 2: Co-Insurance

Posted on February 21st, 2013 by Karen Taylor Smith

In our last blog we provided some insight into payroll deduction, and how it can be advantageous to employers who want to minimize benefits plan costs by sharing with employees. Today, we are addressing the topic of co-insurance. With co-insurance, the claimant and the benefits plan share the costs associated (…) [Read Full Article]

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5 Conversations You Want to Have with Your Advisor

conversation to have with your benefits advisor
Posted on August 17th, 2012 by Mike Ignatz

The Benefits Trust works directly with professional advisors to help successful business owners build a better benefits plan than they can get anywhere else.  Building a customized benefits plan means evaluating key aspects of your business, your goals, and the needs of your employees.  Through these conversations, your advisor can (…) [Read Full Article]

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