Posts by Barbara Oberman
MEDICARE – WHAT’S NEW FOR 2019
Happy New Year everyone! We are very happy to announce we have expanded our agency Medicare and senior services! Read all about what’s new in Medicare in 2019 here . . .Read More
Financial Wellness and Group Long Term Care
This is a great article written by our friend Steve Cain, a leading authority on long-term care insurance. Learn more about how Long-term Care insurance and LTC education fits right into an employer’s financial wellness program. I like the reference to a 401K plan. Financial Wellness Programs Can Benefit From A Group Long Term Care…Read More
How One Large Employer is Cutting Healthcare Costs
Healthcare was the problem and he found a solution to cutting costs. Every business owner needs to read this! “The former CEO of GE pinpoints the moment he realized healthcare was his problem” https://www.businessinsider.com/former-ge-ceo-jeff-immelt-on-employer-funded-health-insurance-2018-8?amp;utm_mediumRead More
Why More Employers are Offering Long-Term Care Insurance
We just had an article on Employer Long Term Care Insurance published on the VICA Business Advocate Blog. Take a look! Why More Employers are Offering Long-Term Care InsuranceRead More
More Employers Are Offering Long-Term Care Insurance!
I just returned from visiting my Mom at her residential care facility. She was sitting with her private caregiver in the dining room having lunch, or actually, trying to order it. My mom has dementia and even a small task like selecting an item on the menu is a monumental undertaking. Her waitress stood patiently…Read More
Short-Term Health Insurance: Cheaper is not Always Better!
About a month ago, I received a call from a former client who was between jobs. She let her health insurance policy lapse and said “something” happened over the weekend and she needed to see a doctor right away. She wanted to purchase an individual policy and thought a short-term policy would be the answer.…Read More
Five Stars for VICA’s May Labor and Employment Committee meeting!
As business owners and decision makers we mostly hear from employment attorneys about labor updates and tools to protect our businesses. At VICA’s May Labor and Employment Committee meeting we had the rare opportunity to hear from plaintiff attorney, Eric Kingsley, who presented his “Ten Top Tips for Employers”. Here are the takeaways . . .…Read More
Small Employer Commuter Benefits, Good or Bad?
A.B. 2548 Commuter Benefit Policies? I was about to fall asleep at the VICA Transportation Committee meeting this week wondering why I was there until this topic came up for discussion. I had never really thought about it much before. Hmm, employer sponsored commuter benefit programs. I knew our larger clients offered employees a commuter…Read More
Employers Considering Enhancing Benefits Due to the New Tax Law
Are you planning on making changes to your benefits and compensation package as a result of the new tax law? Willis Towers Watson surveyed 333 companies earlier this year and many companies are making changes. Let me know your thoughts . . . https://www.plansponsor.com/employers-considering-enhancing-benefits-due-tax-reform/Read More
How Long-Term Care Insurance Helped My Mom
Long-Term care Insurance has been on my mind a lot lately. It’s been a financial life saver for my mother so I want to share a bit of her story with you in the hope that it will help you. I am sure some of you Baby Boomers will relate. It all started more than…Read More