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Jan 17, 2021

A Message From the Editor

Another Sunday. Time to settle in with a cup of coffee and this week's newsletter.

– C.J. Marwitz, Digital Managing Editor, BenefitsPRO


If you design it, they will come: Behavioral finance can help sponsors offer better retirement plans

By Ilana Polyak

Better retirement plan design means deeper participant engagement and higher savings rates. Read More


New EEOC rules severely restrict wellness incentives

By Al Lewis

Don't jump to outcomes-based programs just because you can get a quick "employer cost savings." Read More

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Microsoft Office 365 combines the popular Office suite with next-generation cloud computing capabilities. With this user guide, you'll be able to implement its software features for effective business communication and collaboration. Read More


Congress could act to amend 401(k) benefits and credits

By David Weldon

Advisors and sponsors should keep an eye on legislation that could include several proposed changes in how 401(k) plans... Read More


How benefits brokers are preparing for new health care transparency rules

By Michael Popke

They say now is the time for employers to boost their health care literacy and ask plenty of questions. Read More


2021 outlook for health care industry: COVID, politics and telehealth

By Michael Popke

A recent webinar hosted by Avalere offered insight on the new Congress, vaccines, telehealth and more. Read More


AHA asks HHS for leniency in enforcing transparency rules

By Alan Goforth

In a letter, the American Hospital Association outlines the burden created by COVID and vaccination efforts. Read More

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6 Mistakes to Avoid When You Set New Year's Goals for 2021

It’s that time of year again when millions of people start setting New Year’s goals. You’re about to discover some common mistakes people make when setting New Year’s goals—and how to avoid them. Read More


Walgreens announces plan for co-branded Mastercard credit, prepaid debit cards

By Michael Popke

It's part of a push by the company to bring together health and wellness and consumer loyalty. Read More


Social Security COLA fails to keep up with rising costs of essential products and services

By Alan Goforth

Senior Citizens League lists the "dirty dozen" items important to seniors that have seen the largest percentage price... Read More

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BenefitsPRO 2021 Call For Speakers Now Open

BenefitsPRO Broker Expo 2021 – AUGUST 16-18, 2021 | We are currently accepting speaker submissions for the 2021 in-person event, taking place in August at The OMNI LA COSTA in San Diego. Showcase your industry expertise in front of more than 1,000 brokers, agents, and consultants by submitting your topic(s) for speaking consideration. Simply click the learn more link to begin. The deadline for speaker submissions Friday, January 15, 2021. Learn More


Six Strategies to Reduce Benefits Costs in 2021

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Benefits costs continue to rise, but there are proven strategies to help clients take control. Learn More

The Three Keys to a Successful B2B ABM Program

Find out how B2B marketers in the legal, financial, insurance, and commercial real estate markets are using ABM to successfully drive leads and get business from key accounts. Learn More

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