When Lance Hulack calls his first client on Monday morning, they spend 15 minutes talking about their fitness trackers. “I’ll say, ‘Hey, I saw you crushed it on Saturday! 25k steps,’” Hulack, the dire… Read More
Brokers and employers are critical to the proliferation of consumer directed health care plans (CDHPs) in the market, including high deductible health plans and account-based offerings such as flexibl… Read More
Methodology All survey data reported on the pages that follow are as of December 31, 2016; comparable data from the prior survey are as of December 31, 2015. All information from the survey is self-re… Read More
U.S. employers that self-insure their medical benefits have become increasingly frustrated with the constant surge in health care expenses and also with the lack of price transparency, according to a … Read More
Steady growth in the adoption of Roth plans is anticipated by plan sponsors, given the feature’s tax diversification benefits, according to Vanguard’s How America Saves 2017 report.The percentage of V… Read More
Health and wellness programs, which help employees with challenges such as weight management and smoking cessation, are common benefits offered by employers. This concept of wellness has been increasi… Read More
For years, healthcare reform has pursued the holy grail of higher quality at lower cost. I’ve always believed it’s achievable, and now it’s needed more than ever. The U.S. healthcare system is failing… Read More
GRAND RAPIDS, MI — To Barbara Schmid, there are plenty of ways to get to work that don’t involve firing up a gas-guzzling car. Some can walk, some can bike and many others can hop on a bus.With that i… Read More
AKRON, Ohio — Drug overdose deaths in 2016 most likely exceeded 59,000, the largest annual jump ever recorded in the United States, according to preliminary data compiled by The New York Times.The dea… Read More
According to an expert panel speaking at the 2017 PLANSPONSOR National Conference, in Washington, D.C., the concept of re-enrollment should be an exciting one from the perspective of plan sponsors—a s… Read More
We have partnered with Advantage Benefits Group since the Company’s inception. Advantage does an excellent job as a ‘full service employee benefits agent’ providing us with value based/cost effective employee benefit solutions. They also do an outstanding job in the area of customer service – in fact, their staff refuses to be uninvolved when it comes to making absolutely certain that our benefit plans deliver the value expected. Without question, Advantage Benefits continues to exceed our expectations.
Tim J. Oeschger
Matcor Automotive Inc.
In the almost 35 years I’ve been in Human Resources leadership positions – including stints with two Fortune 100 companies- I’ve never had the pleasure to work with a group of men and women like the ones at Advantage Benefits Group who so consistently meet and exceed our expectations in providing timely and effective guidance in the administration of our benefit plans. I heartily recommend them to any other organizations seeking to establish a more effective relationship with their benefits agents.