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worklife.coloniallife.com Life insurance and disability insurance are a necessity, but sometimes, they may feel like an expense you can do without. Putting food on the table, paying your mortgage, building good credit – these are things that are at the top of the list. It may be easy to push to the back of the budget …
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Do you have 3-6 months worth of life expenses saved for a disability?
worklife.coloniallife.com Have you considered how you would make up for lost income if you’re in a serious accident or sick and can’t work for several months? Are you financially prepared to cover missing paychecks over many weeks or months? That unexpected circumstance may never occur, but if you buy disability insurance no…
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Can your employees telecommute?
blog.coloniallife.com The verdict is in: When employees work from home, their productivity improves – and companies save money. If you have the required technology, offering this option can have wide-ranging benefits.
Education is key. Who is educating your employees? Do you feel like your broker or enroller is your employees personal insurance agent? If not, give us a call.
worklife.coloniallife.com In a recent study by Gallup, research reveals that companies that focus on employee well-being boost employee performance, have more engaged employees and even have a workforce that is likely to be more thriving overall. As a leader in employee benefits, Colonial Life understands the value of suppor…
That's a big gap!
worklife.coloniallife.com The gap is growing between what America’s workers are investing in life insurance and what their families will need following a loved one’s passing. LIMRA estimates that the life insurance coverage gap between life insurance needs and life insurance currently in force has grown to $16 trillion — up…
worklife.coloniallife.com Today’s workplace is a juggling act for so many of us. The struggle of trying to balance work and family can be challenging. Throw in trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle too and, well, it can be overwhelming! That’s where WorkLife wants to help. Developed by Colonial Life, our daily news site off…
Accidents happen. Will you be fully covered?
worklife.coloniallife.com Hallelujah! The weekend is coming up and you’ve got plans. Maybe it’s a run on that new trail you’ve been wanting to try, a soccer game for the kids, yard work you’ve been putting off or driving across town to meet friends for dinner. What’s not on the list? A trip to the emergency room. …
worklife.coloniallife.com A new year is a great opportunity to make goals and plans to improve your organization at work and enjoy greater success in the coming year. Disorganization can impact your job satisfaction and productivity. According to the Houston Chronicle, a lack of organization can lead to problems among team m…
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Benefits Enroller needed immediately for Fort Smith and Northwest Arkansas.
Colonial Life has immediate openings for licensed enrollers to join our growing team. Join our market-leading team in providing personal insurance products to employees and their families at the worksite.
We’re looking for professional individuals with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, preferably with benefits enrollment experience.
We are a leader in worksite marketing. We work with employers and their employees to provide benefit solutions in one neat package: benefits communication, enrollment services and personal insurance products.
As an enroller, you’re more than a sales person – you’re a counselor and consultant for hard working Americans, helping them protect what they’ve worked hard to earn.
As a benefits counselor with Colonial Life, you’ll be empowered to:
• Build relationships with businesses in your community
• Work with employers and help provide them with benefit solutions for their business, including cost management tools, HR and administrative time savings, benefits communication and employee financial protection through our personal insurance products.
Colonial Life will provide training, support and competitive compensation and incentives to help you grow and be successful.
What do you need to be a sales professional with us?
• Enrollment experience preferred
• Strong communication skills to deliver our benefits communication and education to employees
• Life & Health license is required, but can be attained through Colonial Life
Contact us and email your resume to [email protected] to apply.
coloniallife.com Learn more about joining the Colonial Life team. Serving the community for over 75 years.
[01/20/16] Colonial Life kickoff meeting. Big things to come this year!
[01/13/16] Super excited to welcome our newest member of the team - Nathan Mcdowell! Nathan is a quality young man new to the benefits world. He has a passion for helping people and we couldn't be more excited to welcome him, Abbey and the newest Mcdowell set to arrive in late March-early April!
[01/08/16] Happy New Year! Summit Benefit Partners is looking for a Sales Manager, no prior insurance experience needed. We're looking for hard working, coachable, team players! Give us a call @ 479-242-1101.
Happy Birthday Andrea! Hope your day was festive;)
[12/02/15] Americans who need health coverage starting January 1st have just two weeks remaining before the December 15 enrollment deadline, whether you are enrolling for the first time or an existing customer who is shopping for the best plan for 2016, now is the time to visit us. Message us here or call the office 479-242-1101. Thanks!
linkedin.com Colonial Life is a National Business Benefits Organization looking for a Sales Manager in our Fort Smith Arkansas area. The manager's responsibiliti
2016 IRS Plan Limits
Plan Year 2016 2015 2014
Health FSA Maximum Annual Salary Reduction $2,550(1) $2,550(1) $2,500(1)
Standard Mileage Rate for Travel to Obtain Medical Care TBA $0.23 $0.235
Dependent Care Assistance Program (Unless Married Filing Separately) 2$5,000 2$5,000 2$5,000
Dependent Care Assistance Program (If Married Filing Separately) $2,500(2) $2,500(2) $2,500(2)
Transit Passes and Vanpooling (Combined) Monthly Maximum $130 $130 $250(3)
Parking Monthly Maximum $255 $250 $250
Highly Compensated Employee – Section 414(q) (Officer Group) $120,000 $120,000 $115,000
Key Employee – Section 416(i) $170,000 $170,000 $170,000
HSA Maximum Annual Contribution Limit (Self-only) $3,350(4) $3,350(4) $3,300(4)
HSA Maximum Annual Contribution Limit (Family) $6,750(4) $6,650(4) $6,550(4)
HSA Catch-up Contribution Limit $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
HDHP Minimum Annual Deductible (Self-only) $1,300 $1,300 $1,250
HDHP Minimum Annual Deductible (Family) $2,600 $2,600 $2,500
HDHP Maximum Out-of-pocket (Self-only) $6,550 $6,450 $6,350
HDHP Maximum Out-of-pocket (Family) $13,100 $12,900 $12,700
1 As a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), health flexible spending account (FSA) salary reductions are limited for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2013 (the maximum limit may be indexed for inflation each year).
2 Under Code Sections 129 and 21, the deemed income of a spouse who is incapable of self-care or a full-time student is $250 per month for one qualifying individual or $500 per month for two or more qualifying individuals.
3 The Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 (TIPA) retroactively increased this limit to equal the limit for parking benefits; prior to that change, the combined limit was $130 per month.
4 An employee is treated as being eligible for the entire calendar year as long as he or she is eligible during the last month of the calendar year. However, failure to maintain eligibility during the "testing period" will result in adverse tax consequences (including an additional excise tax). The testing period begins in December of the year in which the employee becomes eligible and ends the last day of December of the following year.
Starting a series on Why Women Need Life Insurance: Today women play a key role In financial responsibility of families. This series will cover working women, single women, single moms, stay at home moms, family caregiver, and women as business owners.
Increasingly families are depending on the income of two working parents if you're a working mother your income can have a significant impact on the quality of your family's lifestyle your income helps to cover ordinary living expenses like food clothes, utilities and provide savings for your children's college education and for your retirement. Life insurance protects your family by providing proceeds that can be used to replace your lost income if you die prematurely.
Stay tuned for part 2: why single women need life insurance!!! If you have any questions please call or message me 479 242 7466
[11/18/15] A Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap) policy, can help pay some of the health care costs that Original Medicare doesn't cover, like copayments, coinsurance, and deductibles. Call for more information!
blog.coloniallife.com LinkedIn Influencer, Robert Herjavec, published this post originally on LinkedIn.
coloniallife.com Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Company is a market leader in providing financial protection benefits through the workplace, including disability, life, accident, dental, cancer, critical illness and hospital confinement indemnity insurance. The company’s benefit services and education, innovativ…
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