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  • Medicare and Your Employer Health Plan

      If you plan to continue working after you reach age 65, you may be wondering how Medicare coordinates with your employer’s group health plan. When you’re eligible for both types of coverage, you’ll need to consider the benefits and costs, and navigate an array of rules. How does Medicare work with your group health […]

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  • From Data Breaches to Ransomware: How to Avoid Becoming the Victim of a Cybercrime

      Each time you connect to the Internet, you risk becoming the victim of a cybercrime. It’s the price we pay for living in a digital world — whether it’s at home, at work, or on your smartphone. According to the Identity Theft Resource Institute, the number of U.S. data breaches in 2016 increased by […]

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  • Baton Rouge Business Report Article Featuring Jason Windham

    Our very own Jason Windham was recently featured in an article for the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report on retirement. You can view it below or click here to view it in a new window.

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  • Should You Auto-Enroll Employees in Your 401(k) Plan?

    According to the Plan Sponsor Council of America (PSCA), more than half of all 401(k) plans enroll employees automatically. Yet just 19% of plans with fewer than 50 participants have this feature.1 Might automatic enrollment be right for your organization? What is automatic enrollment? Simply put, automatic enrollment means that employees are automatically enrolled in […]

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  • What is the Federal Funds Rate?

    In December 2015, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) raised the federal funds target rate to a range of 0.25% to 0.50%, the first shift from the rock-bottom 0% to 0.25% level where it had remained since December 2008. The federal funds rate is the interest rate at which banks lend funds to each other […]

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  • Understanding Stock Market Indexes

    No doubt you’ve seen headlines reporting that a particular stock index is up or down. But do you know what an index is, and how understanding the nuts and bolts of a specific index may be helpful to you? An index is simply a way to measure and report the fluctuations of a pool of […]

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