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How US Corporations Can Provide Benefits for a Canadian Employee

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Posted on November 24th, 2015 by Mike Ignatz

American corporations expanding into Canada often hire a Canadian citizen to work for them within Canada and serve their Canadian customers. Due to significant differences in the healthcare systems between the two countries (e.g. Canada has province-sponsored medical benefits), US companies can be at a loss as to how to (…) [Read Full Article]

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Do You Know These Details about Employee Assistance Programs?

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Posted on October 16th, 2015 by Karen Taylor Smith

An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is one possible component of an employee benefits promise. EAPs are primarily known for providing access to confidential counselling (by phone and in person) and consultations on financial or legal questions. An EAP can be an important piece of your benefits solution. With 53% of (…) [Read Full Article]

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Can I Have a Benefits Plan for Just One Employee?

Can I Have a Benefits Plan for Just One Employee?
Posted on September 16th, 2015 by Mike Ignatz

In our last post on this topic, we discussed which benefits plans are best for business owner-operators, sole proprietors, and incorporated individuals who want a benefits plan for themselves. However, a one-person benefits plan may be needed when the business owner doesn’t want or need coverage, for whatever reason, but (…) [Read Full Article]

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Health Connected: A New Wellness Benefit from The Benefits Trust!

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Posted on September 4th, 2015 by Mike Ignatz

We are excited to offer a new, innovative health and wellness benefit: Health Connected.   Health Connected is a cutting-edge digital health and wellness solution uniquely designed to help employees and their dependents live healthy lives and have fun doing it! This is an attractive offering for benefits plan clients,as (…) [Read Full Article]

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Can a Business Owner Have a Benefits Plan for One?

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Posted on August 18th, 2015 by Mike Ignatz

“Do you provide benefits plans for just one person?” is a question advisors regularly relay to us, and they are usually surprised by the answer. Indeed you can! It is an under-served market and can be quite lucrative. For many advisors however, the real value of these plans is providing (…) [Read Full Article]

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What Is a Healthcare Spending Account? [Video]

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Posted on July 2nd, 2015 by Karen Taylor Smith

A healthcare spending account (HCSA) is a benefits solution that can be used either as a complement to a core health and dental plan, or as a standalone option. What Is It? Essentially, an HCSA is a pool of money available to employees and their families, which an employer funds (…) [Read Full Article]

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Do You Know These Details about Healthcare Spending Accounts?

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Posted on May 14th, 2015 by Robert Crowder

Are you considering a healthcare spending account (HCSA) for your business? Or maybe you already have one but you’re not sure about some of the finer details? Several key details of HCSAs are often overlooked – but knowing the ins and outs of an HCSA will help you (and your (…) [Read Full Article]

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Pirate-Proof Your Client’s Benefits Plan

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Posted on April 6th, 2015 by Mike Ignatz

Do you stay up late at night worrying about other advisors scooping up your business? Are your nightmares haunted by middle-aged financial advisors with five group clients snagging your clients because they achieved the impossible and found an insurer to buy the business, or their kids both play for the (…) [Read Full Article]

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Happy National Employee Benefits Day 2015!

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Posted on April 2nd, 2015 by Mike Ignatz

Happy National Employee Benefits Day from everyone at The Benefits Trust! National Employee Benefits Day is an appreciation event organized by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP). The foundation is dedicated to promoting benefits plan education and overall health for employers and employees alike. This year’s theme is (…) [Read Full Article]

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FREE eBook! Get “The Smart Employer’s Guide to HCSAs”

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Posted on February 19th, 2015 by Karen Taylor Smith

A healthcare spending account (HCSA) is a practical, affordable, and flexible benefits plan option that has a multitude of advantages for business owners like you. It comes as no surprise, then, that HCSAs are gaining popularity as an alternative (or addition!) to conventional group health and dental plans. As a (…) [Read Full Article]

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