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The Affordable Care Act: Large Employers Should Consider All Their Options

27/12/12 8:00 am | Comments (0) | Posted By:

  Many large companies are determining how they will handle the changes coming in January 2014 with the Affordable Care Act. For a company who employs 50 or more full-time employees that is already offering health care benefits, one option that I am reading about over and over is: Employers would terminate their current health insurance pl...

The Power of the Purse continues to grow

20/12/12 8:00 am | Comments (0) | Posted By:

It has been known for quite some time that women make up most of the purchasing decision power in households but their increasing presence in the workforce is becoming nearly as significant. According to a recent post by XYZ University, these are a few of their interesting statistics:

  • Women hold the majority of jobs in the US including 51.4%...

There will be Twinkies again, trust me

13/12/12 8:00 am | Comments (0) | Posted By:

A few weeks ago, I, along with the rest of the world, heard that Hostess and their unions could not come to a new personnel agreement and would be going bankrupt. The television news stations all started blasting their sensational headline that Twinkies were going the way of the McDonald’s Arch Deluxe, Crystal Pepsi, and the Delorean and would n...

When Can I Retire?

06/12/12 7:48 pm | Comments (0) | Posted By:

  With so much of your retirement funds invested in the market these days, the thought of retirement is a risky proposition.  I personally don't have plans to retire anytime soon; however, listening to Bill Hampel, an economist for the Credit Union National Association, speak at the AICPA National Conference on Credit Unions, one take away fo...