| Executive Decisions - Offering Pet Health Insurance
by JoAnne Novak and Tim Muma - Oct, 2013
Many people treat their pets like a member of the family, and the costs associated with the variety of health problems that arise can be difficult to manage. The Hartville Group tries to remedy some of those hardships by offering pet health insurance as a potential benefit to employees through their place of business. JoAnne Novak, the VP of new business development for the Hartville Group, joins Tim Muma to discuss how it all...
Life Insurance Check-Up Time
by Douglas Bolter - Oct, 2010
Is your Life Insurance up-to-date? Life insurance is like the Swiss Army knife of estate planning: there are so many ways you can use it as you plan to pursue your goals. Whether you simply need to insure yourself or need to protect your estate through sophisticated planning, September is the month to think about life insurance – and all the ways it can potentially help you financially. 30% of Americans have no life insuran...
Show Me The Benefits
by Dan King - Jul, 2007
If you've explored health insurance options lately, you know that medical coverage costs "an arm and a leg" -- and that's presuming you've met the huge deductible and forked up the co-pay. To further add insult to injury, once you've sacrificed your body parts, you'll need your insurance company's approval before the doc can prescribe the pain medication you'll need. You can't deny the sickening feeling that all is not...
Sensible Strategy for Paid Time Off
by Dave Murphy - Aug, 2004
When her father had a major stroke and San Francisco resident Mary Graves needed to take about three weeks off from her job at accounting giant KPMG several months ago, the numbers just didn’t add up. Graves had already finished up her five weeks of paid time off for the fiscal year, so it appeared she would have to be without pay for those three weeks — combining financial stress with her emotional strain. Then her co-work...
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