More Than Two Thirds of Americans Not Prepared for Disability

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — The average American Fidelity Assurance Company long-term disability is nearly three years. Even though one in five adults experiences a long-term disability, most Americans are ill-prepared to cover expenses if they are unable to work (note 1). The average American could not cover a $400 emergency without selling some of their possessions and 69 percent have less than $1,000 in savings (notes 2, 3).

Hoge Fenton Introduces Student Loan Repayment Benefit for Associates

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Hoge Fenton, a leading Northern California law firm, announced today that they have signed on with Boston-based Gradifi, the industry’s first provider of the Employer SLP Plan(TM) (Student Loan Paydown Plan) to introduce a new benefit for its associate attorneys: financial assistance with student loans.

EPIC Insurance adds Reba Mathew, Pharm.D., R.Ph to Employee Benefits Consulting Pharmacy Practice

HOUSTON, Texas — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Reba Mathew Pharm.D., R.Ph has joined the firm’s Employee Benefits Consulting Practice as Pharmacy Practice Director.

EPIC’s Carl Pilger to Present at ‘The First 100 Days: What the New Administration Means For Benefits, Taxes and Employment Compliance’

ATLANTA, Ga. — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Director of Employee Benefits Compliance Carl Pilger will present at “The First 100 Days: What the New Administration Means For Benefits, Taxes and Employment Compliance” seminar on Tuesday, May 9 at 7:30 a.m. at the Buckhead Club in Atlanta, Georgia.

Residents Medical’s Candidates ‘Match’ into 2017 Medical Residency Positions

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Since November 2016, during what is called the “Pre-Match” cycle, Residents Medical’s candidates have been offered coveted and competitive ACGME accredited medical residency training slots. In the graduate medical field, this is the time when they find out where they will be starting their medical residency training.

STUDY: Linking Prevailing Wage Standards with Housing Reforms Would Close Affordability Gap and Save Taxpayer Dollars

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A brand new study by construction industry research non-profit Smart Cities Prevail shows that linking prevailing wage standards with proposed reforms to streamline new housing development would close the affordability gap, save state and local governments tens of millions of dollars annually, and disproportionately benefit communities of color.

EPIC’s Suzannah Gill and Carl Pilger to Present at SOAHR SHRM-Atlanta HR 2017 Conference

ATLANTA, Ga. — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Benefits Strategy Consultant Suzannah Gill and Director of Employee Benefits Compliance Carl Pilger will present at SOAHR, SHRM-Atlanta’s 27th Annual HR Conference, on Wednesday, March 29 at 2:40 p.m. at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, Ga.

DocMagic Ranked a ‘Top 100 Mortgage Employer’ by National Mortgage Professional Magazine for Second Consecutive Year

TORRANCE, Calif. — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that it was named to National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine’s annual “Top 100 Mortgage Employers” list for 2017. This is the second consecutive year that DocMagic has earned placement on the annual list.

It’s Tax Time, and Millions Could Miss Sizeable Deductions for Long-Term Care Insurance, ACSIA Partners Says

KIRKLAND, Wash. — If you’re considering long-term care insurance, or already have a policy, “Tax time is a good time to look for help from Uncle Sam,” says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, one of the nation’s largest long-term care insurance agencies. “And the help you get could be more than negligible.”

Ascende – an EPIC Company adds Gary C. McKinney to Southwest Region Business Development Team

HOUSTON, Texas — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Gary C. McKinney has joined the firm’s Southwest Region Employee Benefits Consulting Practice in Houston (Ascende – an EPIC Company) as Business Development Manager.