Benefits


Jan

27

2017
The Bad News in a Good Way

The Bad News in a Good Way

A friend recently sent me a copy of a newsletter that is circulated to retired public employees in Massachusetts.  The front page story this month was titled: “State Pension Valuation: Changes Cause for Concern” (The Voice: January 2017). Over the...

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Jan

25

2017
Understanding the Pension Problem

Understanding the Pension Problem

Despite how often we hear about them, pensions remain a mystery to many.  Without getting overly technical, I thought it would be helpful to illustrate the basics of pension math using a simple example.  First, let me define a few...

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Jul

15

2016
Take Advantage of Your ESPP

Take Advantage of Your ESPP

One common way employers choose to compensate their employees involves the purchase of company stock.  Many employers offer Employee Stock Purchase Plans (ESPP) that allow employees to buy company stock through simple, after-tax payroll deductions.  These plans give employees a...

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Jun

01

2015
Have a Plan for Equity Compensation

Have a Plan for Equity Compensation

Over the last couple months I’ve had several conversations regarding the different experiences people have had involving employee equity compensation.  This is an interesting topic and one people often have questions about so I thought it would be worthwhile to...

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