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Who can be a life insurance beneficiary?

Every life insurance policy requires you to name a life insurance beneficiary. A beneficiary definition is simply who gets the payout on the life insurance policy in the event you pass away.

Coverage for your student loans

Term life insurance can be a valuable purchase if you have outstanding student loans.

How to protect your food truck business

Running a business is hard, and running a full-service restaurant on wheels is even harder. Insuring your food truck with Auto-Owners means one less thing you have to worry about.

10 tips to help you drive in work zones

The Department of Transportation offers 10 tips that should help with your awareness while driving through that oh-so-common work zone.

Happy Birthday to Update!

The August/September 2021 issue of Update marks its first birthday! To celebrate, we’re sharing a roundup of the past year’s most-read articles and a special offer to help you meet your HR compliance goals.

DOL issues updated CHIP model notice for employers

The Department of Labor (DOL) has released a new model Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Notice for employers, with information current as of July 31, 2021.

Virtual Communications: Expert tips for open enrollment

During the annual open enrollment period for employee benefits, consider going with a multi-media approach, benefits experts advise.

Companies start to explore virtual HQs

As companies move to a hybrid workforce, the race is on among vendors selling digital headquarters (HQ) platforms that bring remote and in-person staff together, for both official work and casual social interactions.

More employers post salary ranges to attract workers

The number of U.S. job postings that include salary ranges has been on the rise this year as employers struggle to attract and hire workers in an increasingly tight labor market.

To enable more vaccinations, Treasury expands paid-leave tax credit

By Stephen Miller, CEBS Employers can now claim tax credits based on the wages of employees who take time off to help family or household members, or others who look to the employee for caregiving help, to get vaccinated for COVID-19. An Often-Amended Credit In April,...

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