Monthly Archives: July 2012

American College to Honor NAIFA Member Maury Stewart

A ceremonial tribute to Maurice “Maury” Stewart, CLU, ChFC, CLF, in honor of his recent induction into The American College Alumni Hall of Fame, will take place in Chicago in December. Only seven other individuals have ever been inducted into The American College Alumni Hall of Fame.

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The ‘Wisdom’ of Borrowing for Small Business

Borrowing money is often a necessity for growing and expanding a new business, but it’s also one of the least understood parts of business management. So, what is the best way to go about it?

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HRAs Celebrate 10th Anniversary

Health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs), which are an integral component of many organizations’ consumer-directed health-care plans (CDHPs), celebrated their 10th anniversary on July 15.

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The Importance of COLI Best Practices

A recent article in Forbes magazine points out the potential tax liabilities for companies that take out employer-owned life insurance, also known as corporate-owned life insurance (COLI), policies on employees without following notification and consent requirements laid out by federal law.

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How to Avoid Failing Elegantly

Here are a few leadership mistakes that put your team in danger of failing elegantly, and some remedies to get them back into the winner’s mindset.

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Nearly Half of Small-Biz Owners Not Ready for Hurricane Season

A Travelers Insurance questionnaire posed to small-business owners who recently attended the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Summit shows that most are at risk in the wake of a potential disaster.

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