Kyle Woods, senior associate at Alston & Bird in its Atlanta office, says in past years there have been significant year-end deadlines for retirement plans, but this year, due to fewer legislative cha… Read More
Nutrition and physical activity are important parts of a healthy lifestyle when you have diabetes. Along with other benefits, following a healthy meal plan and being active can help you keep your bloo… Read More
Required minimum distributions (RMDs) are mandatory, annual withdrawals that participants must take when they turn 70 1/2 years old and are no longer employed or when they work past that age then reti… Read More
Pam Yurk backs the Affordable Care Care, but she wasn't happy to hear about yet another price hike for her health insurance plan.A 59-year-old Galesburg resident, Yurk has a retired spouse on Medicare… Read More
I have many patients who have smoked at one point in their lives, and we typically have at least one discussion about the importance of quitting when they come to see me.People who smoke have their re… Read More
There isn’t a cure yet for diabetes, but a healthy lifestyle can really reduce its impact on your life. What you do every day makes the difference: eating a healthy diet, being physically active, taki… Read More
If an employer wants to offer employees pretax payroll deferrals to their Health Savings Accounts, the employer needs to first create a Section 125 plan or cafeteria plan that allows HSA deferrals.A c… Read More
In its first report on retirement plan investment fees, The Pew Charitable Trust says it found nearly seven in 10 survey respondents in employer-sponsored retirement plans said they were at least some… Read More
President Donald Trump promised to crack down on drug companies “getting away with murder,” but it turns out that it’s hospitals taking it on the chin over the cost of medicine.There’s a big, expensiv… Read More
SHANGHAI — President Trump is looking to President Xi Jinping to “do something” about America’s opioid epidemic, for which he blames China.That won’t be easy.Buying opioids from China, despite legal p… Read More
We have relied on Advantage Benefits Group for support of our employees healthcare plans for quite some time. They have been extremely helpful in providing expert plan design guidance and assisting in all aspects of the vendor selection and negotiation processes. They continue to support us on an ongoing basis by providing periodic analyses of our plan performance and keeping us informed on the latest benefit trends.
Jackson National Life
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.