Posts tagged Risk Management
Joint Technical Alert and How to Protect Your Data

The joint Technical Alert  (TA18-106A) released April 16th, 2018 by the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) reports that government-backed Russian hackers are using compromised routers and other network infrastructure to conduct espionage and potentially lay the groundwork for future offensive cyber operations.

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What are an Employer's Fiduciary Responsibilities?

A lawsuit was recently settled for $62 million in which the employees accused their employer of mismanaging their 401(k) plans. The employees claimed their employer hid excessive fees and invested in conservative investments resulting in diminished returns for plan participants.

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Insurance Myths That Are Costing You Money

Insurance is necessary for our everyday lives but it can be pretty confusing if you're not a trained professional in the industry. You may start hearing what you should and shouldn't buy, but some of the advice surrounding insurance could end up costing you money because it's not based on facts. To help you debunk the rumors and improve your bottom line, we've come up with the top myths surrounding home, life, and auto insurance.

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How to Reduce Risks with Wearable Technology

Trees are a great way to enhance your property and add shade but they need consistent care over time to ensure their continued health, proper conditions for growth and to prevent hazardous conditions that threaten surrounding property. Proper tree care and maintenance is the key to preventing loss and maximizing the value of your home.

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With App Driven Ride Services, There is no need to risk Drinking and Driving

Thanks to smart phones and a number of enterprising companies, catching a ride has become easier than ever.  At least three companies - Uber, Lyft and Sidecar - all provide services that are very similar to those of a taxi service but more efficient, fast, comfortable and inexpensive.

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Making Construction Workers' Safety a Priority

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health constantly looks for ways to lower the amount of work-related injuries and illnesses. For example, they work closely with the construction industry to find ways to protect workers from situations and substances that are potentially hazardous.

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What Small Business Owners Need to Know about Common and Costly Claims

There were several programs established by the Social Security Act to ensure individuals with disabilities and those who retire have supplemental income. It also established a program for survivors to receive a death benefit. Supplemental income from Social Security keeps more than 40 percent of the elderly population out of poverty. With all of the changes and amendments made since 1935, the tax implications are complicated for individuals and employers. The following are 10 common tax questions related to Social Security.

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