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The Latest Compensation White Papers
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Where did Wells go wrong, and what can employers using variable pay learn from their experience? Several lessons can be gleaned, and chief among them is that companies walk a fine line between incentivizing employees enough to improve company results without promoting undue risky behaviors.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
New research suggests there is more to helping employees with retirement planning besides providing effective communication and knowing which benefits to emphasize for particular generations. Timing is also a critical factor. That’s because the development of our brains can be a help or an impediment to good financial decisions. The key is in the ways our intelligence develops over time—and how it declines.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
The answer to the above question, of course, is: It depends. There are advantages and disadvantages to payroll schedules of all stripes. Let’s go over some of them in an effort to help you make the best decision you can, for the company and the employees.
Friday, September 9, 2016
If you do not already offer automatic enrollment in your defined contribution plan, you might want to consider doing so. Such a move is likely to increase participation in retirement saving and may be particularly beneficial for young workers, an expert says. Here’s why
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Any employer that offers nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements needs to be familiar with recently issued proposed regulations related to Internal Revenue Code Section 409A, because all such plans will be impacted by the new guidance, according to an employee benefits and tax attorney.
Monday, August 15, 2016
Have you given your employees every opportunity to reach a secure retirement? There is one simple strategy you may not be using that could make a real difference: the Roth account.
Monday, August 1, 2016
Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been handling payroll for years, Joe Sharpe (of Sharp Payroll, Inc.) urges you to heed this warning: Be careful. It isn’t that Sharpe doesn’t trust your abilities, your education, or your dedication to the job. Rather, it’s just that people handle payroll—and people make mistakes. Here we’ll discuss a few of the biggest potential mistakes that may be adversely affecting your organization.
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