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

Benefits Trust eBook
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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The Benefits Trust: Your Third Party Administrator [Video]

Posted on January 9th, 2015 by Mike Ignatz

What exactly does The Benefits Trust do? What is a Third Party Administrator (TPA)? How can a TPA like The Benefits Trust help business owners build the right employee benefits plan for their needs?

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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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Stay Ahead of the Hiring Curve with Next Generation Benefits Plans

Custom benefits plans
Posted on November 12th, 2014 by Mike Ignatz

At The Benefits Trust, we have long been proponents of the need for customized benefits plans. Benefits plans should allow you to create groups within your group, and should be tailored to support your business goals and align with your organization’s compensation philosophy. An excellent recent article in Benefits Canada, (…) [Read Full Article]

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Want to Retain Your Best Employees?

employee retention
Posted on June 18th, 2014 by Karen Taylor Smith

The right compensation can be the key to retaining your best employees and attracting talented newcomers. Small business owners can maximize the value of their compensation with smart spending on employee benefits. A recent article from MarketWatch, a Wall Street Journal publication, advises that “the right menu of benefits can (…) [Read Full Article]

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The 3 Types of Healthcare Spending Account

HCSA
Posted on April 23rd, 2014 by Karen Taylor Smith

A healthcare spending account (HCSA or HSA) is a practical and effective benefits plan option that can serve as an alternative to, or an addition to, a conventional group health and dental plan. A plan design that includes HCSAs allows the employer to set a fixed budget for available benefits, (…) [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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Avoid ‘Submit it and See’ Benefits Fraud

HR Reporter Article
Posted on May 4th, 2012 by Mike Ignatz

Download PDF of Avoid ‘Submit it and See’ Benefits Fraud  Education, strategic plan design can help build fraud-deterring environment BY ROBERT CROWDER Much has been written about benefits fraud and its impact on skyrocketing premiums. Whether claims for benefits are submitted manually or online, most fraud prevention measures rely on (…) [Read Full Article]

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Top 15 Questions to Ask Your Third Party Administrator (TPA)

Choosing a provider, third party administrator
Posted on May 2nd, 2012 by Karen Taylor Smith

1. Which services do you provide in house and which do you outsource? With multiple providers involved, it is important to confirm the TPA’s privacy policy, as well as if any outside service provider is being used so they can be evaluated as well. Accurate claims decisions on disputes and (…) [Read Full Article]

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Happy National Employee Benefits Day!

International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans
Posted on April 2nd, 2012 by Mike Ignatz

The Benefits Trust is excited to celebrate National Employee Benefits Day today, this day is chosen by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP) to acknowledge dedication needed to provide quality benefits and well-being. We encourage employers to spend the day evaluating their employee benefit offerings and exploring the (…) [Read Full Article]

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