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Our blog features timely, relevant posts that discuss employee benefit issues and regulations affecting small and medium-sized businesses. We’ll share brief, insightful information on a wide variety of topics, including the Affordable Care Act, group health insurance, compliance, benefit communication, and employee wellness. Subject matter experts provide blog posts such as ‘Managing Employees in the Gig Economy’, ‘COBRA Liability in Mergers and Acquisitions’, and ‘Tools to Support Working Parents’. We’ll update these frequently to keep you informed, and hope you’ll visit often. Questions about a specific topic? Give us a call or contact us – we’ll help with answers and advice.


Is it Time for Unlimited Time off? | Vincennes Benefit Advisors UBA

While more and more perks — catered lunches, on-site gyms, immunizations programs — are about employee health, wellness, and happiness, they ultimately are also designed to keep workers at work. A recent article in Quartz at Work points out that more than anything, employees want more time off and out of the office. Unlimited time off, to … Continued

Who Can I Name as a Beneficiary on My Life Insurance Policy? | Evansville Benefit Advisors

First off, great job on buying life insurance! You took an important step by protecting the ones you love. Every life insurance policy requires you to name a beneficiary. A life insurance beneficiary is typically the person or people who get the payout on your life insurance policy after you die; it may also be … Continued

Hot Trends in HR | Employee Benefits Advisors

2019 has ushered in many new trends such as retro cartoon character timepieces, meatless hamburgers, and 5G networks to name a few. Not surprisingly, trend-watching doesn’t stop with pop culture, fashion, and technology. Your company’s human resources department should also take notice of the top changes in the marketplace, so they are poised to attract … Continued

Spring into Fitness with These 5 Simple Tips

Spring is here! That means it’s time to ditch those Winter layers, and even that excess Winter weight. No matter what your current fitness level, Spring is a great time to refocus your habits and spruce up your routine. Get a Check Up or a Physical Before starting any new fitness regimen, it’s a good … Continued

It’s Intern Season | Vincennes Benefits Advisors

Summer internships offer students opportunities to gain real-world experience and hands-on career development. Conversely, internship programs give employers access to highly motivated and educated young workers and give junior managers more experience training and supervising. There are benefits for everyone involved. However, there are some people risks that many employers overlook. One of the largest … Continued

DOL Issues Final Regulations Regarding Association Health Plans | Indiana Employee Benefits Team

On June 19, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published Frequently Asked Questions About Association Health Plans (AHPs) and issued a final rule that broadens the definition of “employer” and the provisions under which an employer group or association may be treated as an “employer” sponsor of a single multiple-employer employee welfare benefit plan … Continued

“HR Basics” Quiz | Evansville Benefit Advisors

How much do you know about the basics of HR law? Take our quiz and find out! The usual rules apply: The answers immediately follow the questions, and I won’t know if you cheat. Unless otherwise indicated, assume that there are no unique state or local laws involved. Ready? Here we go: No. 1: What … Continued

The Advantages of Automation: Prioritize What Matters Most

As schedules continue to get more and more packed with work, health, and personal responsibilities, prioritizing and organizing our lives becomes increasingly crucial. When you look at your daily to-do list, some tasks are obviously more important than others, but the significance of other tasks may be less apparent. Automating certain things, like paying bills, … Continued

The Top 5 Ways You’re Burning Out Your Employees (and How to Stop)

In today’s scorching labor market, leaders can’t afford to watch their best employees exit stage left. And yet leaders are often the ones creating the drama. It leads to greatly reduced energy levels and alarmingly increased disengagement levels–a.k.a. burnout. Research from Gallup indicates two-thirds of full-time employees experience burnout, which not only leads to their being 2.6 times more likely to quit, it … Continued

Opioid Addiction in the Workplace: Resources for Prevention and Treatment

The opioid crisis has driven overdose deaths in America to all-time highs. By 2017, the opioid mortality rate was five times higher than the rate in 1999. This crisis is not limited to one socio-economic class or one geographic area. Opioid addiction affects those in suburban homes, high-rise office buildings, and schools in every state in … Continued

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