4 Ways Great Leaders Handle the Unexpected

29 January, 2019

The poet Robert Burns famously wrote, “The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” Perhaps no one identifies with that statement than a manager trying to coordinate dozens of employees with different skill sets, personalities, and opinions to work toward a common goal and bring a...

Flexible Spending Accounts: Grace Period vs. Carryover

16 January, 2019

Flexible spending accounts have a “use it or lose it” rule that applies to the funds. Historically, this rule was the only option for flexible spending account holders. However, two important changes have emerged in the past decade that may allow account holders a bit of breathing room i...

4 Financial Skills Every Manager Needs

02 January, 2019

You probably didn’t get into management to be a bookkeeper. That’s what finance departments are for, right? But, while finances may not be – and don’t necessarily have to be – your strong suit, there are a few tricks of the trade you should have under your belt when you...

Arizona Joins the Nest of Mini-COBRA States

11 December, 2018

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Arizona is set to implement its newly hatched “mini-COBRA” plan. With the passage of the enabling legislation earlier this year, Arizona became the forty-first state to pass one of these plans that extend coverage to employees of businesses below the federal  Consolidated Omnibus Bu...

2019 FSA and HSA Limits

15 November, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Coldwater, MI — November 15, 2018 The IRS recently announced the contribution limits for flexible spending accounts and transit and parking accounts. As was expected in response to projections, the IRS has increased the annual limits.  The health FSA con...