Paid Family Leave Update: 2019 Rate and Max Contribution

On August 31st, New York’s Department of Financial Services (DFS) published the NY Paid Family Leave (PFL) rate for the 2019 calendar year.  For 2019, the maximum contribution rate for Paid Family Leave will go from 0.126% to 0.153% of the employee’s gross annualized wages capped at the new annualized New York State Average Weekly Wage […]

Real Voluntary Employee Benefits that they can value.

Employers are finding it difficult to give their employees benefits that have real value.  Trying to maintain even a core benefit like health insurance is becoming harder and harder due to the escalating cost. There is an answer to those employers who want to give their workers something that can be […]

Life Insurance for Children?

The mere thought of this makes people cringe.  It is a question periodically asked by people.  Should I put life insurance on my children? There is a question that needs to be asked first.  Does the adult, parent, or guardian have enough life insurance?  If the answer can be an honest […]