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Employee Benefit Plan Limits for 2019

Employee Benefit Plan Limits for 2019   Many employee benefits are subject to annual dollar limits that are periodically updated for inflation by the IRS. The following commonly offered employee benefits are subject to inflation-adjusted dollar limits: High deductible health..

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New Year, New Fad Diet

New Year, New Fad Diet Jan. 1 signals a new calendar year, and for many Americans, a “new year, new me” mentality. In fact, according to Business Insider, getting in shape is consistently the most popular New Year’s resolution in..

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One-Minute Office Stretches

One-Minute Office Stretches Even though you are sitting comfortably at a desk throughout the day, your muscles can get tight and sore. Yet, within a minute, you can loosen strains with the following quick and easy desk stretches.   Neck..

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Holiday Cheer!

The HSA office in Encinitas is looking rather festive! We call her Mrs. Claus. Let the games begin! A rather intense game of Jenga was underway. Happy Holidays from The HSA Team!

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Don’t Forget to Provide an SBC This Open Enrollment

Don’t Forget to Provide an SBC This Open Enrollment Employers that sponsor group health plans should provide certain benefit notices in connection with their plans’ open enrollment periods. Some of these notices must be provided at open enrollment time, such..

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The HSA Team Wins International Torch Award

The HSA Team Wins International Torch Award   Health Savings Associates was awarded the International Torch Award for 2018! These awards are presented to businesses in recognition of best practices in leadership character, and organizational ethics. Honorees will be celebrated..

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Holiday Recipe Makeover

Butter, oils and other fats can add flavor to your favorite recipes, but they can also add many calories. They act as a barrier so flour does not absorb as much water to give your dishes a moist, tender feel...

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Flu Vaccine Myths

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends anyone over the age of 6 months get a flu shot each year. Unfortunately, many people don’t get one because they believe one or more of the following myths.   Myth:..

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Super Stuffed Squash

The Super Stuffed Squash 2 acorn squash 2 ½ cups water 1 cup brown rice 1 pound ground pork 1 medium onion (chopped) 3 garlic cloves (minced) 1 medium sweet apple (peeled, diced) 1 tsp. smoked paprika 4 tsp. olive..

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Technology-Based Enrollment

Technology-based Enrollment The enrollment period is a daunting time for both employers and employees; it is a lot of work for companies and can be a confusing process for workers. For instance, if you have 500 employees and offer 10..

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