Finance and Budget

This Benefit Can Save You and Your Employer Big Money. Did You Know About It?

2023-10-05T13:13:50-04:00October 1st, 2023|2023, Voluntary Benefits|

Many people overlook mental illness and substance abuse and their costs to American businesses and families. Millions of dollars are lost due to absenteeism, reduced and impaired productivity, and loss of morale. Furthermore, the emotional toll on individuals and [...]

Why NARFA AICC Members Win At Controlling Workers Compensation Costs

2023-10-05T13:13:05-04:00August 29th, 2023|2023, Workers Compensation|

The Workers’ Compensation market could currently best be characterized as stable, but changes in the nation’s workforce—coupled with rapid-fire technological advancements—threaten to upset the balance of the industry. The automotive, roads, fuel, and related industries have unique needs when [...]

Advantages of Consumer Driven Health Plans and Health Savings Accounts

2023-04-17T12:49:05-04:00July 6th, 2017|2017, Health Savings Accounts|

Consumer-Driven Health Plans (CDHP) with health savings accounts (HSAs) provide you with a vehicle to put away money, tax-free, for your health care. And it is always yours. What is a CDHP? CDHPs come in various forms, but most [...]

Stories From Small Businesses About Their Rising Health Insurance Costs: What’s Next?

2023-10-26T17:46:59-04:00May 26th, 2017|2017, Small Business Health Insurance|

Small businesses cheered when the U.S. House voted in March to repeal major parts of the Affordable Care Act, which many business owners say inflicted more aches and pains than it cured. Health care was the top issue business [...]

Small Businesses Continuing to Struggle with the Cost of Health Insurance | NARFA Blog

2023-04-17T12:46:50-04:00October 3rd, 2016|2016, Small Business Health Insurance|

The most severe problem facing small business right now is the cost of health insurance, according to a new release of the NFIB Research Foundation’s quadrennial Small Business Problems and Priorities survey. The survey asked 20,000 members of the [...]

Health Insurance Sticker Shock: What Are You Doing About It? | NARFA

2023-04-17T12:46:55-04:00June 6th, 2016|2016, Small Business Health Insurance|

The 2017 benefit year is one that is going to be more challenging than ever. While insurers have through August to file their 2017 plan offerings, what we are seeing so far leads us to believe that increases will [...]

2 Ways To Stop Paying Too Much for Small Business Employee Benefits | NARFA

2023-04-17T12:45:59-04:00March 25th, 2016|2016, Employee Benefits|

There’s a huge chance you’re paying too much for your small business health insurance, and other group benefits you offer your employees. Costs continue to rise for many businesses. Here are some ways you can control costs while continuing [...]

5 Ways Small Businesses Can Save on Healthcare Costs | NARFA

2023-04-17T12:46:01-04:00February 12th, 2016|2016, Small Business Health Insurance|

Small businesses that provide employees with health insurance are already seeing higher costs as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the increased administration required due to all the new rules and regulations. Its never a bad [...]

Employers Offering More Voluntary Benefits as Out Of Pocket Costs Rise

2023-04-17T12:46:03-04:00January 11th, 2016|2016, Employee Benefits|

Nobody ever wants to hear the bad news that they have a critical condition such as cancer. In many cases, when you check your health care coverage, you find you’ll be paying thousands of dollars in costs before your high-deductible [...]