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When a Company Match Is in the Mix

September 30, 2014
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There’s no set structure, and companies aren’t required to match employee 401(k) contributions; for those that do, formulas vary.


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Companies Roll Out Re-enrollment Strategy

September 1, 2014
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Re-enrollment in a 401(k) is a popular employer approach that puts workers on the right investment track and offers protections for plan sponsors.


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Companies Dropping Executive Perks

August 21, 2014
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Fewer C-suite managers get luxuries like use of corporate jets because of shareholder pressure, rising costs.
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Wellness Investments Rise but Results Remain in Question

June 25, 2014
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More employers are deploying wellness programs but implementation and effectiveness remain elusive.


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A Bonus Onus: Peek at Peers

June 2, 2014
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Companies should base senior executives’ long-term bonuses on comparing company performance to a predetermined peer group, expert says.
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Health Exchange Rate Begins to Grow

May 7, 2014
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The big potential growth of private health exchanges has lured other major benefits consulting firms into the market.
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Vulcan-like Ventures: Clamping Down on Health Care Costs the Mr. Spock Way

May 2, 2014
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To help workers live long and prosper, one expert believes employers should use logic when choosing health care coverage.
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Special Report: The Shift From Specialization

April 10, 2014
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As the consumer changes from employer to employee, there’s a renewed interest in one health care vendor that does everything.
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Sinking Your Teeth Into Dental Benefits

April 8, 2014
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According to one dental benefits carrier, only 30 to 40 percent of employees use the benefits in their dental preferred provider organization network.
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Employers Are Resizing Wellness Plans

February 11, 2014
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With a diverse employee base, one size doesn’t fit all for Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey.
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