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Understanding 401(k) Terms: Sponsor & Third-Party Administrator

A 401(k) plan is an excellent benefit for employers to offer employees. It is a tax-deferred, defined-contribution retirement account that gets its name from a section of the IRS Code. Many employers offer matching funds for all or part of their employees’ contributions to a 401(k) plan. If you are opening a 401(k), two key terms to understand are “sponsor” and “third-party administrator.” What Is...

The Importance Of Stretching Before Exercise

For decades, we have been told about the importance of stretching before exercise. But how many people really understand why it is so important? In a nutshell, stretching serves as a critical link for the body between a sedentary state and physical activity. What Makes Stretching So Important? If you want to be truly fit, it is not enough to build muscle and get aerobic...

What Life Insurance Policy Is Best For Me?

If you have a family depending on you, it is more important now than ever to have life insurance. There are many factors to consider when shopping for a policy. Our friendly agent can help you get the best quote on life insurance that suits your family’s needs. What Are The Major Types Of Life Insurance? The two major types of life insurance are term...

Do I Need To Offer My Employees Dental & Vision Plans?

Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), employers with 50 or more full-time employees must provide health insurance or pay a hefty penalty to the IRS. Smaller companies that are not required to provide health insurance to their employees can benefit from the Small Employer Health Care Tax Credit under ACA, provided they pay at least half of their employees’ health insurance premiums. But what about...

Am I Getting Enough Sleep?

The quantity and quality of your sleep play an important role in overall health. We all know what a difference a good night’s sleep can make in energy level and outlook toward life. How do you know when you’re getting enough good quality sleep? You know when you feel well-rested and refreshed. What Happens When You Don’t Get Enough Sleep? If you are like most...