Entries by Carol LaCombe

Ways to Foster Workplace Wellness

Managing an office that promotes a healthy work-life balance is a trial-and-error process. Between constant accessibility as a result of technology and the pressure to meet deadlines, employee and workplace wellness is too often compromised. It may not seem like your responsibility, but you want to encourage your employees to balance their personal and professional […]

New Healthcare Assessment for Massachusetts Employers

We want to make you aware of an important law that will impact Massachusetts-based employers beginning January 1, 2018. Under a law signed recently by Governor Baker, employers with six or more employees will begin paying a new health care assessment to support the Commonwealth’s Medicaid program, MassHealth. Highlights of the new law It increases the existing […]

5 Questions to Ask Clients Who Are Considering a 401(k) Loan

Presented by Douglas W. Greene CFP® CLU® Advisors may suggest to their clients that they never take a loan from their 401(k) plan, but things happen, and happen more often than you might think.  According to Morningstar, at the end of 2012, 21% of 401(k) plan participates who were eligible had loans outstanding against their […]

Is Your Business Prepared for a Natural Disaster?

While all businesses should have a plan in place to protect their employees and their bottom line when a natural disaster hits, they should also consider their location and the insurance that is necessary to keep their doors open after a catastrophic event. For a detailed disaster plan you can visit  the link:  https://www.fema.gov/pdf/library/bizindst.pdf Reviewing […]

5 Things Millennials Should Know About Life Insurance

Regardless of how well prepared you think you are for adult responsibilities, there is always room for improvement – especially when it comes to life insurance. For millennials, life insurance may not feel like a totally immediate concern; however, it is the type of insurance that is too often underestimated and even more complicated than […]

Questions to ask yourself when assessing your personal insurance needs

In light of the recent natural disasters happening around the globe, we are unfortunately reminded of the importance of obtaining proper personal insurance. If you are a homeowner, it is pertinent to routinely assess your personal insurance policy’s coverage. Unforeseen events (knock on wood) happen, and at that time you will be relieved of one […]

3 Tips for Building your Startup

The first step is to come up with your business idea – now it’s time to build! In order for your new startup to be a success, you need spunk, determination and a strategy. But where to begin? From product, to employees, to clients, the responsibility can be overwhelming. We’ve put together a few of our […]