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    Emily Kubis

    Emily writes about benefits, technology, the healthcare industry and more.
    Five end-of-year HR reminders to send employees
    By Emily Kubis on December 19, 2018

    Check these items off your list before 2019 As the end of the year approaches, it’s easy for many organizations to go into autopilot....

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    Financial advisors - clients want healthcare advice
    By Emily Kubis on December 12, 2018

     Address client needs According to a new study published by Nationwide Retirement Institute, 78 percent of clients expect their financial advisors...

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    The price of poor employee health: $530 billion a year
    By Emily Kubis on December 10, 2018

     How to create a culture of health According to a new report published by the Integrated Benefits Institute, illness-related absences, disability...

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    IRS announces new deadline for providing 1095-Cs to employees
    By Emily Kubis on December 4, 2018

    Filing deadline unchanged The IRS has extended the deadline for employers to provide 1095-C forms to employees in 2019. Employers previously had...

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    Get ERISA compliant now to avoid fines in 2019
    By Emily Kubis on November 29, 2018

      Employers must furnish notices or face penalties Employers providing group health insurance are required by the Department of Labor to furnish...

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    Should employees take a hardship withdrawal from their 401(k)?
    By Emily Kubis on November 26, 2018

      What HR needs to know about 401(k) hardship withdrawals The IRS has recently proposed expanding 401(k) hardship withdrawals, which means it may...

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    Are your clients maximizing their HSAs?
    By Emily Kubis on November 21, 2018

      Most consumers aren't using HSAs as a retirement vehicle According to a new survey released by Nationwide Retirement Institute, four in ten...

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    Will healthcare undermine your clients’ retirement strategy?
    By Emily Kubis on November 15, 2018

      Affluent Americans are concerned about the impact of healthcare costs on retirement According to a new study published by Nationwide, healthcare...

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    UnitedHealthcare launches new health plan option for Tennessee small employers
    By Emily Kubis on November 13, 2018

      New option for small employers could produce savings UnitedHealthcare announced this fall the launch of a new group health plan option for small...

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    Three surprise healthcare costs that can affect retirement savings
    By Emily Kubis on November 8, 2018

      How to prepare Do your clients have the information they need to effectively plan for healthcare costs in retirement? More and more advisors are...

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