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We all strive to find the perfect gift for our friends and family.   The older we get, however, the more difficult it becomes to find the perfect gift for those who have everything or don’t really need anything. Well, Carey Brown, the Founder of The Benefit Company recently celebrated his birthday and received what we …

time management strategies

A handful of tips for enhanced productivity. Thursday, January 24, 2019, 7:30 AM:  I walk into my office and stare at hundreds of e-mails, three meetings on the calendar, and a messy office.  My wife, Lauren, and I had just returned from a great ski trip.  I should be completely reset and looking forward to …

July 9, 2019 Position Overview: The Care Manager will support the Population Health Management efforts of select clients of The Benefit Company.  Such will include acting as patient/family advocate in coordinating and accessing medical necessity health care services within the benefit plan for members that have chronic, complex and catastrophic conditions. The care manager shall …

Christine Muro

The Benefit Company (TBC), a leading Atlanta executive and employee benefit consulting firm, is pleased to welcome Christine Muro to our team. Christine received her Bachelor of Business Administration from Georgia State University.  Following her graduation, she has worked in the HR and employee benefits arena for more than 15 years, primarily on the employer …

It is estimated that more than one-quarter of all employers with at least 50 employees now offer a student loan repayment benefit. Why? Got millennials? Want to keep them? Need more? Some 70% of millennials graduate with more than $37,000 of student loan debt. The average for metro Atlanta residents is $22,000. That’s why. Unless …

Who owns your benefits consultant

“The Benefit Company is Committed to Remaining Privately Held”, one brochure stated.  We recently had an internal discussion about employers being better off as a client of our firm because we are Privately Held. One of our team members asked, “Do employers care if we are Privately Held?”  An immediate response included, “…nimble, flexible, entrepreneurial – …

1968 letter to daughters

I lost my Dad 7 ½ years ago, and my Mom 3 ½ months ago.  As you do, we have all sorted through papers and folders and pictures . . . My oldest sister found this letter that my Dad wrote to his younger children 51 years ago – the day after Bobby Kennedy was …

HR News February 2019

HR Legal Issues/Updates: 14, 2018: The U.S. District Court in the Northern District of Texas declared that the individual mandate of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is unconstitutional and that the rest of the ACA is unconstitutional, as well. Although this was an interesting order by the Court, at this point in time, the status …