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What’s New in 2022? What Every Retirement Saver Needs to Know

2022 will have significant financial distinctions from 2021 that affect almost every retiree and retirement saver to some extent. For example, you’ll notice modifications in your tax rates and deductions, as well as changes to social security.
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Thought Leadership

5 Biggest Nutrition Myths Busted

Guest blog by One Medical As outdated marketing slogans about getting “beach body ready” ramp up this summer it’s important to stay vigilant about separating fact from fiction when it comes to nutrition. The truth...
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Compliance

Why an ESG Fund’s Commitment to DEI Can’t Wait

COVID-19 and social turbulence have dominated the past few years, and likely the world will never be the same. Adaptive working and the implications for women and other underrepresented groups haven't been positive before or during the pandemic.
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Benefits

How to talk to your CFO about fertility benefits

As an HR leader, you’ve likely noticed the growing demand for fertility benefits in the workplace. You’re not alone in that observation — the numbers tell a similar story.
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Benefits Employee Well-Being

5 Things You Didn’t Know Your Primary Care Provider Could Help With

Over the last few decades, healthcare has become increasingly more specialized and fragmented. Gone are the days of the single town doctor; nowadays, you can find a different specialist for almost every part of the body.
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Employee Well-Being

What Does Normal Sleep Actually Look Like?

There’s no doubt about it: Americans have a sleeping problem. According to the CDC, more than a third of Americans are not getting enough sleep on a regular basis, while roughly 70 million Americans suffer from chronic sleep problem.
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Retirement

The End of Social Security: What it Means for Your Retirement

The recent news of declining Social Security Administration funding has many Americans concerned for their retirement.
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Compliance

Holidays Are for Gift Giving . . . and Reporting Those Gifts

During the holidays it is customary to give and receive gifts, enjoy company and client-hosted parties, and attend holiday events. Titan Regulation & Advisory, a Waystone Group Company, encourages all investment advisers to be mindful of their gift and entertainment policies and procedures during the holidays.
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Employee Well-Being

7 Common Exercise Myths, Debunked

If you want to support your health, exercise is a great place to start. Moving your body on a regular basis has both immediate and long-term benefits, from boosting your brain health to reducing your risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and certain cancers.
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Employee Well-Being Benefits Retirement

Adulting 101: 4 Financial Lessons for Young People

Growing up comes with many perks, like living life by your own rules, buying a car, getting a job, living with friends and so much more. While it’s easy to get carried away by the benefits, there are also some financial realities that young adults are faced with as they transition into adulthood.
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Benefits Compliance

Insurance: The GC’s Role & What to Think About

The in-house general counsel, more often than not at young fast-growing companies, is unaware of the company’s insurance policy requirements (e.g.: timely notice, consent to counsel and rates), let alone what is even covered under the insurance policies.
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Employee Well-Being

Flu FAQs

Flu season is quickly approaching and with it, many questions and concerns about its interaction with COVID-19. As the pandemic continues, U.S. health officials fear the overlap of the two viruses could further worsen public health and strain healthcare systems.
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Retirement

4 Retirement Planning Mistakes to Avoid

Saving for retirement is an essential part of everyone’s financial foundation. Unfortunately, many Americans fail to save for retirement when other financial priorities like raising a family, medical bills and starting a business come up along the way.
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Benefits Employee Well-Being

Get out your Umbrella!

If you’ve filled a prescription recently, you were probably shocked by the price tag.
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Benefits

13 Popular Flu Season Myths: Fact or Fiction?

Every year when flu season begins, rumors begin flying and old myths pop back up. We are here to help you recognize what's fact and what is fiction.
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Compliance

Building and Maintaining a Risk Assessment Program

Businesses of all sizes should prioritize developing and implementing a risk management program to protect themselves, directors, officers, and subsidiaries.
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PEO Industry

Third Quarter Market Wrap-up from John Slavic

For more than a year, the markets have been fueled by low interest rates, quantitative easing (the Federal Reserve injecting money into the economy), and stimulus and relief legislation from the Federal government aimed at easing the cost of the shutdown following COVID.
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Thought Leadership

Benefits to Empower Working Mothers

We have all recognized and experienced the difficulties of working during the COVID-19 pandemic, but one of the more vulnerable employee populations has been working mothers.
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Thought Leadership

Another Virtual Open Enrollment – Keep it Simple, but Significant

It’s that time of year when employers are making decisions to their employee benefit renewals. Due to the recent developments with COVID-19, there will most likely be another virtual open enrollment meeting for the team.
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Employee Well-Being

Deferred Care: Why Americans Are Due for a Checkup

It’s very likely that in the last year, you postponed a medical appointment. It’s also very likely that it had something to do with COVID-19.
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Employee Well-Being Retirement

6 Podcasts for Financial Wellness

Whether you’re creating a budget, saving for retirement, establishing a debt payoff plan, or sending your child to college, everyone can learn a thing or two when there are financial experts at your fingertips.
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Press Release

AspenHR Announces the Appointment of Midge Seltzer to Its Board of Directors

San Francisco, October 12, 2021—AspenHR, a professional employer organization (PEO) providing white-glove HR solutions to the world’s leading alternative investment funds and their portfolio companies, announced today that Midge Seltzer has been named to AspenHR’s...
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Thought Leadership Benefits

Importance of Health Advocacy

You’re wrapping up your annual physical when the doctor says she found a slight irregularity with your heartbeat and wants you to get an ECG. She refers you to a local cardiologist. You get the procedure done. Then you get a bill for $2,000 a few weeks later. What went wrong?
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Press Release

AspenHR Earns National Distinction

AspenHR, a professional employer organization (PEO) providing white-glove HR solutions to the world’s leading alternative investment funds and their portfolio companies, announced today that
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Benefits Thought Leadership

HMO vs PPO: How to Pick Your Health Insurance Plan

The majority of people who have health care insurance obtain it through their employers during open enrollment, though only a small minority understands the complexities of insurance well enough to feel like they made an empowered choice.
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Press Release

AspenHR Announces Partnership with Aetna

AspenHR, a professional employer organization (PEO) providing white-glove HR solutions to the world’s leading alternative
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Benefits Thought Leadership

What is Open Enrollment?

Whether you get insurance through work, Medicare, or the individual market, open enrollment is the one period of time each year when you can change your health insurance coverage without a qualifying event...
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Benefits

Part 2: Six Things You Should Do to Prepare for Benefits Renewal

As the end of the year approaches, we know it can be overwhelming as a business owner to navigate the different requirements, timelines, and benefit options without HR expertise. In last week’s blog, we examined...
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Benefits

Part 1: Six Things You Should Do to Prepare Benefits Renewal

If you are like most small businesses, your benefits renewal is coming up. As an employer, you want to offer your hard-working employees the benefits they want, but if you are a small business, it...
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Thought Leadership

How Market Conditions Affect Your 401(k)

Now may be a good time to look back a few months just to gain a better long-term perspective. The market has been trading in a range for the last several months hovering at or near record highs on the three indices: the Dow, the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ...
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